Spicy Mexican Pork Stew Recipe

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew

Ingredients:

  • 7 Roma Tomatoes
  • 4 Medium Tomatillos
  • 3 Chiles de Árbol
  • 2 Habanero Chiles
  • 1 Manzano Chile
  • 1 Caribe Chile (you can also use a “guero chile” or a similar yellow hot chile pepper)
  • 1 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 4 – 5 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 3.3 Pounds (1.5 Kilos) Boneless Pork Shank, in pieces
  • 5 Medium White Potatoes, cubed
  • 5 Carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 Pound (about 1/4 Kilo) Green Beans, chopped
  • 1 – 15.25 Ounce Can Whole Kernel Corn, drained

Directions:

Bring the tomatoes, tomatillos, and chiles to boil in a medium-sized pot.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 2

Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the tomatoes, tomatillos, and chiles are softened, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 3

Remove them from the water and allow to cool. Reserve 2 cups of the boiled water, dissolving the 2 cubes of chicken bouillon.

Place the boneless pork shank pieces in the slow cooker.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 4

Top with the cubed potatoes.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 5

Then add the chopped carrots.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 6

Finally, add the green beans.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 7

Remove the skin from the tomatoes. Add the garlic and onion as well as the boiled and cooled tomatoes, tomatillos, and chiles to the blender.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 8

Blend until smooth.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 9

Pour the purée into the same medium-sized pot containing the 2 cups of boiled water with the dissolved chicken bouillon. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer about 5 minutes, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 10

Pour the sauce over the vegetables and pork in the slow cooker. Stir carefully so the sauce can get into all the “nooks and crannies” between the vegetables and pork.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 11

Cover and cook on low for about 6 hours.

Carefully remove the lid and taste to see if the seasoning needs to be adjusted by adding more salt or pepper.

Add the corn.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 12

Stir, cover, and cook another 15 minutes.

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew 13

The stew is ready! Serve it with teleras (Mexican flat bread rolls) to sop up the tasty sauce as you eat!

Enjoy!

Recipe Posted by Lindsay

Leave a Reply (Will be Moderated)

You must be logged in to post a comment.