Ancho - Braised Pork

“This is warming, delicious, doesn't really take a whole lot of effort, and it smells wonderful while it's cooking! Use pure ground ancho chile powder and serve over rice.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the pork, 3 cups water, onion, oregano, thyme, garlic, peppercorns and bay leaf; bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.
  2. Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes or until the pork is tender.
  3. Discard the bay leaf and drain the pork, reserving 1 cup of the liquid (with onions, etc.) Return the reserved liquid to the pan with the pork and add the ancho chile powder, vinegar, cumin, cloves, sugar and salt.
  4. Simmer for 30 minutes more or until flavors are blended; serve with rice and top with fresh chopped cilantro.

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