Mike's New Mexican Pork Stew
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Mike's New Mexican Pork Stew

Juicy chunks of melt in your mouth pork swimming in spicy chilies, garlic, Mexican seasonings, potatoes, onions and more! She may take some effort but if my newest 7 year old students can make it, so can you! Excelent taste, presentation and photographs kiddos!

This recipe makes for great taquitos, tacos and burritos as well!

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Ingredients

8 servings
  1. ● For The First Phase
  2. 3 Pound Fresh Pork Shoulder Roast
  3. 3 (32 oz) Boxes Beef Or Chicken Broth [reserve 1]
  4. 16 oz Hatch Green Chilies [four 4 oz cans]
  5. 1 Mexican Beer [i used dos equis]
  6. 1 (10 oz) Can Rotell
  7. 1.5 tbsp Ground Cumin
  8. ● For The Second Phase
  9. 1 Pound Bucket Hatch Green Chilie
  10. 1 LG White Onion [1/2" chop]
  11. 2 LG Potatoes 1/2" chop]
  12. 1 LG Jalapeño [1/4" chop]
  13. 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro
  14. 1.5 tbsp Minced Garlic
  15. 1/2 tsp Mexican Oregano
  16. 1 tbsp Lime Juice
  17. 1 LG Bay Leaf
  18. 1/2 tbsp Esposito Herbs
  19. 1/2 tbsp Green Chili Powder [optional - order online]
  20. ● For The Sides
  21. as needed Flour Tortillas
  22. as needed Corn Tortillas
  23. as needed Tortilla Chips
  24. as needed Lime Wedges
  25. as needed Fresh Cilantro
  26. as needed Tortilla Chips
  27. as needed Mexican Beer
  28. as needed Mexican 3 Cheese

Method

240 mins
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    Place everything in the Phase One section in a large thick bottom pot.

  2. Edit

    Simmer on medium covered for 3 hours.

  3. Edit

    Roast pictured after 3 hours of simmering. Pull roast from broth and set to the side. Trim any fat. By this time your broth should be a fraction of what it was.

  4. Edit

    1/2" chop all vegetables in the Phase Two section and add to a covered pot. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add additional water if needed to simmer veggies but only what you'll need. This should be a thick stew at its finish.

  5. Edit

    1 Pound bucket Bueno Hatch Green Chilie pictured.

  6. Edit

    Chop your roast into 1"+ cubes and add to pot at 15 minutes in. Stir regularly.

  7. Edit

    Simmer pot 15 additional minutes covered. Stir regularly.

  8. Edit

    Uncover pot and simmer until most all fluids have dissipated. Stir regularly.

  9. Edit

    Since seasonings can lose flavor with long simmer times - taste test at the finish and add what you'd like. I'll always add additional Cumin, Green Chili Powder and garlic. Lastly, add fresh Cilantro and mix.

  10. Edit

    Serve with an ice cold Mexican beer. Enjoy!

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