Braised Pork With Green Chile Sauce of Chile Verde

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

My DD makes this chile verde whenever we get together for Mexican dinners. It is a family favorite. The recipe is from a Sunset Mexican Cookbook,from 1977. Mild canned California green chiles season this meaty pork stew. Serve it with rice or as a burrito filling. For Burritos, spoon pork into warm, soft flour tortillas, add sour cream, tomato wedges, and a squeeze of lime juice and fold to enclose. We also serve this Chile Verde with Tamales. This chile Verde is also good served with scrambled eggs, Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim and discard fat and cut pork in 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil over mediun-high heat; add meat a few cubes at a time and cook until very brown.
  3. Push meat to side of pan and add onion, garlic and bell peppers; saute until limp.
  4. Stir in chiles, oregano, cumin, salt, cilantro, vinegar, and water.
  5. Cover and simmer until meat is fork tender(about 1 hour).
  6. Skim off fat & discard.
  7. Serve with rice or make burritos or serve in your favorite way.


Most Helpful

GRE--AA-A-AT Recipe! Wish I still had this cookbook - This one please everyone in the family from grandma & grandpa down tot he teens!

djkk10 May 01, 2009

Have been enjoying this dish for many, many years - the cookbook is long gone, but this makes an unforgettable meal.

hollybellMN January 27, 2013

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