Pork Stew With Green Chiles

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Chef C

A friend visiting from San Antonio,TX made this stew and i fell in love with it. I usually double the recipe because it freezes well.

Top Review by Hamamelis

Thank you, Chef C! I just made this just the way you wrote it up, and it's delicious. A definite keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Place the tomatillos in a shallow pan and broil 2 inches from the heat source until charred on all sides, turning occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  3. Cool slightly.
  4. Coarsley chop the tomatillos.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Sprinkle pork with salt and black pepper.
  7. Spread some flour on a plate and dust the pork with the flour, shaking off excess.
  8. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium-high heat.
  9. Working in small batches, add the pork and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  10. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the pork to a bowl.
  11. Discard oil from the pot.
  12. Place the pot over medium heat.
  13. Add the onions and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.
  14. Add the chiles and bell peppers.
  15. Sauté until fragrant, about 4 minutes.
  16. Add the garlic and sauté 2 minutes longer.
  17. Return the pork to the pot.
  18. Add the tomatillos, oregano, and all remaining ingredients.
  19. Bring to a boil.
  20. Reduce the heat to low.
  21. Simmer gently, uncovered, until the pork is tender when pierced with a fork, about 2 hours.
  22. Season the stew to taste with salt and black pepper.
  23. Ladle the stew into warm bowls and serve hot.

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