Arizona Carnitas With Green Chiles
|2 1/2 poundsboneless pork shoulder; cut into bite-size pieces*|
|3 tablespoonsolive oil|
|1/8 teaspoonBlack Pepper; ground|
|1 largeyellow onion; cut into thin slivers|
|1 4-oz candiced green chiles; undrained|
|2 clovesGarlic; minced|
|1/2 cupChicken broth|
|Flour; tortillas OR corn tortillas|
|Shredded; Cheddar cheese|
Arizona Carnitas With Green Chiles Preparation
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in ovenproof heavy large covered pot over high heat. Add half of the pork cubes; sprinkle with half of the salt and half of the black pepper. Cook pork until starting to brown, stirring often. Remove pork. Repeat with remaining pork cubes, salt and black pepper, adding more oil if necessary. Drain drippings from pot. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the same pot over medium heat. Cook onion in hot oil until tender. Stir in undrained chiles and garlic; cook for 2 minutes. Return pork to pot. Add chicken broth. Cover and bake for 1 hour. Serve pork in tortillas topped with Cheddar cheese, tomato and sour cream if desired.
Republished with Permission, National Pork Council
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