Pork Adobada

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins




  • Tear chile pods into pieces, removing steam and reserving seeds.
  • Place chile on baking sheet, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • When oven is hot roast the chile for 10 minutes.
  • Place the chile in blender container.
  • Bring the chicken stock to a boil, add cider vinegar and pour over chile.
  • Allow to sit for about 10 to 15 minutes to soften chile.
  • Add orange juice contentrate, tomato paste, brown sugar and cumin.
  • Blend into a smooth paste, add 1 tablespoon of the chile seeds and blend until smooth.
  • Warm olive oil in skillet, add onions and garlic.
  • Saute until onions begin to brown lightly then pour onions into crockpot.
  • Toss the pork with 1 tablespoon of flour.
  • In same skillet add pork cubes and brown stirring frequently.
  • May need to brown the meat in batches to enusre even browning,.
  • As meat is browned, transfer to crockpot.
  • When all the meat has been browned, pour 1/2 cup water into skillet, bring to a boil and scrape up browned bits.
  • Pour into crockpot along with chile sauce, stirring well.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Please note: This freezes well, freeze in a rigid container; defrost and heat through.