Andy’s Spicy Green Chile Pork Recipe is a spicy and flavorful recipe that will be sure to get your taste buds going. Chili peppers, cumin, garlic, onions, oregano and thyme are just some of the ingredients found in this dish. The best part about this recipe is that there’s no need for any pre-cooking and it can be made in less than 30 minutes! This simple yet satisfying meal will leave you feeling good after every bite.
prep: 10 mins cook: 8 hrs total: 8 hrs 10 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings
1 (16 ounce) jar green salsa (such as Frontera®)
salt and pepper to taste
1 white onion, chopped
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 serrano chile peppers, or to taste
2 ½ pounds pork shoulder roast
Layer the chopped onion into the bottom of a slow cooker. Season the pork shoulder with salt and pepper; place atop the chopped onion. Pour the green salsa over the pork. Sprinkle the the cilantro over the salsa and pork. Drop the serrano chile peppers into the slow cooker.
Cook on Low until the meat falls apart easily, about 8 hours. Gently remove the pork to a cutting board. Strain and discard about half the remaining liquid from the slow cooker, reserving the rest. Discard the onions, peppers, and cilantro if desired.
Shred the pork shoulder with a pair of forks. Mix the pork with the reserved liquid from the slow cooker to serve.
Per Serving: 169 calories; protein 15.9g; carbohydrates 5.4g; fat 8.4g; cholesterol 55.8mg; sodium 234.4mg.