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Chile Verde

Chile Verde


1/4 cup canola oil
2 lb. boneless pork shoulder, cut into ½” cubes
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup flour
8 oz. ground breakfast sausage
2 tbsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp. green chile powder
1 dried pasilla chile, stemmed, seeded, and chopped
1/2 cup chopped scallions
12 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and finely chopped
2 medium yellow onions, finely chopped
2 serrano chiles, stemmed and finely chopped (used Bulgarian hot chilies & Jalapeño peppers)
2 Anaheim chiles, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
2 cups chicken stock
1 (15-oz.) can green enchilada sauce, such as Hatch
Hot sauce, for serving
Roughly torn cilantro leaves, to garnish
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Heat oil in an 8-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Season pork with salt and pepper; toss with flour. Working in batches, add pork to pan; cook until browned, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; set aside. Add sausage; cook, breaking up with a spoon, until browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl with pork. Add cumin, chili powder, and pasilla; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add scallions, tomatillos, onions, serranos, Anaheim chiles, and bell pepper; cook until soft, about 15 minutes. Add reserved pork and sausage, stock, and enchilada sauce; cook until pork is tender, about 30 minutes. Garnish with cilantro; serve with hot sauce.
IMG_2080 IMG_2088*This can be easily my comfort food. A spicy sauce I can dip into with bread or a tortilla and chunks of meat. A hearty comfort food for a rainy cold weather. enJOY!!!

Source: Saveur