New Mexico Green Chili

Are you ready for the ultimate guide to making the best authentic New Mexico green chili? Well, buckle up because this is going to be one spicy ride!

First things first, let’s gather our ingredients:

  • 4 lbs pork shoulder, cubed
  • 2 lbs Anaheim peppers, roasted and peeled
  • 1 lb hatch green chilies, roasted and peeled
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes (optional)

Now that we have everything we need, let’s get cooking!

Step 1: In a large pot, combine the cubed pork, diced onion, and minced garlic. Cook over medium heat until the pork is nicely browned on all sides.

Step 2: Add the roasted and peeled Anaheim peppers, hatch green chilies, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper to the pot. Stir everything together until well combined.

Step 3: Pour in the chicken broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 2-3 hours or until the pork is tender and falling apart.

Step 4: Add the diced tomatoes (if using) and cilantro to the pot and stir everything together. Let it simmer for an additional 10-15 minutes.

Step 5: Serve the green chili with a big ol’ dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of cheddar cheese on top. Enjoy with a cold beer or a tall glass of horchata to cool down the heat.

And there you have it, the best authentic New Mexico green chili! Now go forth and impress your friends and family with your mad cooking skills. Just don’t blame us if they start to sweat from the heat!

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