Carne Adobada (Spiced Pork)

Carne Adobada (Spiced Pork)

Makes: 12 servings


2 cups red chile puree (or 12 tablespoons chili powder mixed with 2 cups water)
3 pounds lean pork (fresh)
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon oregano
2 garlic clove (mashed)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil


1. Cut pork into strips.
2. Mix other ingredients, add to pork strips, and let stand in refrigerator for 24 hours.
3. Cut meat into cubes and brown in small amounts in oil. Add chile sauce and simmer one hour more.
4. To serve, add more fresh chile sauce and cook until tender.


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My Notes

Source: USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, A River of RecipesNative American Recipes Using Commodity Foods