Serve with Mexican rice and red + green pepper + onion stir fry.
- 4 pounds pork butt or shoulder, trimmed of fat and cut into 2-inch cubes
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Flour for dredging
- 1/4 vegetable oil
- 3 yellow onions
- 6 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 Anaheim or Poblano chiles, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2-3 Jalapeños, seeds removed and finely chopped
- 1 1/2 Tomatillos, roasted, peeled and chopped
- 1 teaspoon dried Oregano
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons coriander seeds, crushed and soaked in a scant amount of water
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 bunch cilantro leaves, cleaned and chopped
- 4 cup chicken stock
- Season the pork meat generously with salt and pepper, lightly flour. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium high heat and brown pork chunks well in small batches, on all sides. Lift pork out of the pan and place in a wide soup pot. Discard fat and place the onions and peppers in the same skillet and sweat over moderate heat, stirring occasionally until limp, about 5 minutes. Add all of the chiles and cook an additional 3-4 minutes, then add the garlic and cook 1-2 minutes more.
- Add the sautéed vegetables, chopped tomatillos, dried herbs and cilantro to the meat, cover with chicken stock and bring up to a boil and reduce to slight simmer. Cook 2-3 hours uncovered or until the pork is fork tender.
- Adjust the seasoning to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with rice.
Note: Recipe's taken from http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/pork-chile-verde-recipe/index.html