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Pork Carnitas with Green Sauce

Here  I go again cooking with green chiles:)  I am not sure why I have been in such a Mexican food kick here lately.
 Maybe cause my sweet hubby’s favorite food group is Mexican food!   And its my second favorite food group! 
 Maybe I have always cooked more Mexican food than anything else? Pork Carnitas are seasoned bite sized pieces of pork cooked in a green chile sauce until tender!  Serve in a corn tortilla or wrapped in a flour tortilla with toppings of cheese, avocado and jalapeño!  
Pork Carnitas
  • 2 lb Pork Roast
  • 1-28oz can green enchilada sauce
  • 12 fresh roasted green chiles (fresh or canned)
  • salt and pepper to taste
1. Chop pork roast into 1/2 to 1 inch cubes, salt and pepper as to your taste.
2. In a large dutch oven (I always use my favorite old cast iron pot),brown meat on low to med heat stirring often.
3. Pour in green enchilada sauce and bring to a boil
4. Reduce heat to a simmer.
5. Cover and cook for about two hours until the carnitas (little meats) are fork tender. (may add chicken broth is more liquid is needed)
6. Add roughly chopped fresh roasted green chiles.
7. Increase heat to med high and continue to cook and stir until the liquid has evaporated. It should resemble a thick stew at this point.
8. Serve with freshly warmed tortillas, corn or flour, your preference.
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Friday 3rd of August 2012

Was so yummy! My husband loved this.

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Friday 3rd of August 2012

This looks delicious. I am hosting a Giveaway to win a 50 dollar gift card to the store HomeGoods. It would be great if you stopped by and entered. Thanks Anu


Thursday 2nd of August 2012

That looks great and easy! Thanks


Thursday 2nd of August 2012

I love Mexican! Those look so good.


Wednesday 1st of August 2012

Thanks so much for sharing. We love carnitas. This looks like a great recipe.Debi