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Pork Meat with Green Chile

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
lbs pork loin, diced
12
cups water
1
medium onion, cut in half
2
garlic cloves
1
bunch fresh cilantro
Salt to taste
2
lbs tomatoes, peeled
2
Serrano peppers (chiles)

Steps

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  • 1
    In large pot, place the meat in 8 cups water. Add half of the onion, a garlic clove, one bunch of fresh cilantro and salt to taste. Cover the pot and let cook at high heat for half an hour. Lower the heat and continue to cook until the meat is tender, for approximately 1 hour and a half.
  • 2
    While meat cooks, bring tomatoes to a boil with the Serrano peppers (chiles) and about 4 cups of water until the tomatoes are well cooked. Let cool at room temperature.
  • 3
    Blend the cooked tomatoes and peppers with the onion, the remaining garlic and a small bunch of fresh cilantro.
  • 4
    Pour sauce into a pot with the cooked meat. Cook the meat and the sauce at medium temperature until it starts to boil. Serve hot.
  • Accompany with cooked or refried beans and corn tortillas.

Expert Tips

  • To save a bit more time, you can use the green sauce made for enchiladas.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
255.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14.6g
22%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Cholesterol
71.4mg
24%
Sodium
370.8mg
16%
Potassium
739.6mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
6.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
23.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
35.30%
35%
Calcium
5.10%
5%
Iron
7.70%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Father's Day to me is a day to pamper my husband, who’s an excellent father to our four children. We all know the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach, which is why I always prepare my husband's favorite dish: Pork Chunks in Green Sauce with Green Peppers. This dish has a very special meaning; since it’s the first dish my husband taught me when we were newlyweds. Prepare it for your family so you can see for yourself why it continues to be my darling husband's favorite dish!

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