Pork in Salsa Verde

Pork in Salsa Verde created by DrGaellon

This pork turns out very tender...due to the 2 hour - overnight marinating. Easy to put together and yummy to eat!

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2hrs 25mins
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  • In small bowl, mix the cumin, half the garlic and the salt.
  • In medium bowl, combine the pork with the cumin mixture and toss well to coat the meat with seasonings. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours or refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and the remaining garlic and cook until softened, about 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Scape the mixture into a blender or food processor.
  • Add the jalapeno peppers, tomatillos, chicken broth and oregano. Puree until smooth 1 -2 minutes.
  • Spray the same large nonstick skillet with veggie cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  • Add half the pork cubes to the skillet and cook, turning, until browned on all sides, 5 - 7 minutes.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove the meat to a plate and brown the remaining pork.
  • Return all the meat to the skillet.
  • Add the tomatillo puree and simmer until the sauce is thickened, 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the cilantro and serve.
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"This pork turns out very tender...due to the 2 hour - overnight marinating. Easy to put together and yummy to eat!"
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  1. 8almanza7
    I've used this one more than once and its absolutely delicious
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  2. chefmarks
    Great!! Roasted, seeded and peeled 2 Pablano and 1 Jalapino. A little "char" came thru. Served with Rice. I think the "keep it simple" cooking trend has been established in this recipe. Thanks
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  3. DrGaellon
    Pork in Salsa Verde Created by DrGaellon
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  4. DrGaellon
    This was delicious! We used 2 lbs of fresh tomatillos, and cooked them down with the chicken broth until they were soft, then processed them with the onions, garlic and jalapenos. We also tossed in a couple of scallions, since they were left over from another recipe. Bright and tangy, nice tender meat... served with rice and black beans.
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  5. LoriInIndiana
    Ok, so this was really tasty! However, I must confess....life around here is at times organized chaos. As a result, I did not cube my pork loin. I ended up having to stick the loin in the crockpot and using the tomatillo puree as a sauce to cook it in. It has a fantastic flavor and I cannot wait to use it as a filling for some exceptional baked chimis. Thanks for sharing this recipe and I'll return someday hopefully to make it exactly as directed. Made and reviewed for ZWT 5 for the Genies of Gourmet.
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