Chile Verde (Chicken or Pork)

READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
Recipe by Maito

This is an adaptation of a recipe from the Food Network, and is absolutely delicious! Time includes crock pot cook time, but you could also do this on the stove.

Top Review by ccamargo

I made a double batch of this ahead of time on the stove for a party and froze it. I only deviated from the recipe by chopping the tomatillos and using fewer potatoes. I served it over plain white rice with cheese, onions, avocados and cilantro on the side. I thought it was just delicious. The leftovers went over scrambled eggs in the morning. I'm bringing this to a family sleepover next week. Pork is the best, but chicken is great too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients (except those for serving) and place in a crock pot.
  2. Cook on high for one hour and then switch to low for an additional 4-6 hours - time could be different depending on how hot your crock pot cooks. (This could easily be cooked on the stove as well).
  3. At this point I like to break the meat up with a large spoon so that it is more or less "shredded".
  4. Serve in a bowl with cilantro, yogurt or sour cream and tortillas on the side (and a spoon!).

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