Yummy! Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. I do substitute brown rice flour for white flour and yellow pepper for green because the greens are not always up to par in Alaska. We will definitely make this a new "go-to"! Their aroma alone made it a bit uncomfortable to breath while cleaning and chopping them but oh my they were worth it! Amazing!! Into the blender or food processor add garlic, jalapeno, poblano, cilantro, and chicken broth. Stir and cook until seasonings get fragrant then reduce the heat to low. Since we were going to be there for the whole day anyway, we entered the competition. Since Chili Verde is something between a soup and a stew, the final thickness really depends upon your own preference. Serve this delicious stew alongside warm tortillas, rice and beans. We made tacos out of it but you can serve it over rice. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium high heat and brown pork chunks well in small batches, on all sides. This pork chile verde recipe is absolutely delicious! So for us to stand out, I settled on Chili Verde. Add the pork cubes, leaving space between the cubes and in a single layer. 269 calories; protein 21.5g 43% DV; carbohydrates 9.4g 3% DV; fat 16.2g 25% DV; cholesterol 62.4mg 21% DV; sodium 887.9mg 36% DV. Absolutely delicious. Also, sometimes you might see the word spelled “Chile” not “Chili.”. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. I substituted with ground turkey, and this was just excellent! This is the perfect combination. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. Info. I had to substitute an Anaheim pepper for poblano peppers and added 2 tomatillos and it was spectacular. Add the pork to the saucepan in batches and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally. I had made it at home with good results and after a little internet search, saw that all the REALLY BIG chili competitions had a special category for Chili Verde. We had a great day and it was lots of fun…(and, he won the election 3 months later!). And this third time I am trying some roasted tomatillos....it's on the stove now! Work in batches until all pork is browned. We both couldn't believe the delicious flavor and little kick it had. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Return the pork to the saucepan. Left out bell pepper because I detest it and didn't have fresh cilantro so used dried but fresh would have been better. This authentic pork chile verde recipe will rival any you find in a Mexican restaurant! Allstars are loyal Allrecipes community members, selected to be brand ambassadors based on onsite participation, interest, and commitment. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. I use “Chili” here because it is the Americanized version and more familiar to readers. Because my chunks of pork were a bit smaller than the recipe calls for I didn't have to cook as long - was about 30min instead of 1hr. “Verde… Leftovers are going to be served tomorrow with fried eggs on top!! Pulse on and off until pieces start to break down and you can blend until liquified. I had entered a couple of recipe contests, but this was live cooking. Thank you for contributing to FF. Amount of fat/moisture in pork – this recipe gets lots of flavor from the fat in the pork. I thought the size of the cut vegetable in the end product might be too big but they were perfect! It wasn't too spicy in fact hubby wanted it spicier so I gave some jalapenos diced just for him. (FAT = FLAVOR, always!) Using Potatoes – I sometimes leave out the potatoes strictly because we watch our starchy foods (carbs), but the starch from the potatoes will help to thicken the broth. The traditional recipe for Chili Verde comes from Mexico and, some say, the Southwest.