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12Ingredients
310Calories
40Minutes

Bring the flavors of Mexico to your dinner table tonight with this tasty recipe for Chilorio. Featuring guajillo chilies and shredded pork, a tangy tomato sauce completes this delicious Chilorio dish that packs a little bit of heat. Allow the guajillo chilies to soak overnight. If you cannot find guajillo chile peppers, you can substitute ancho chile peppers or pasilla peppers. Serve with soft flour or corn tortillas and a variety of toppings for a make your own taco night.

Ingredients

  • 17 guajillo chilies (seeded and deveined)
  • 1 kilogram pork meat
  • water
  • 1/2 onion
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup apple vinegar
  • salt
  • 4 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • sugar

Directions

  1. Place the Guajillo chilies in a bowl with water. Soak overnight.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add the pork, 1/4 onion, 1 clove of garlic, and bay leaf. Add enough water to cover the meat.
  3. Once it is cooked, shred the meat.
  4. In a saucepan, heat the oil and fry the meat.
  5. In a blender, add the chilies, 1/4 onion, 6 cloves of garlic, vinegar, and salt to taste. Puree until smooth.
  6. Pour the sauce over the meat. Add vegetable oil if needed.
  7. Season with salt, add the cumin and pepper, and, if needed, add a pinch of sugar. Continue to cook.
  8. Serve on tortillas to make tacos.
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NutritionView more

310Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat45%DV29g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs4%DV12g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories310Calories from Fat260
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat29g45%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium200mg6%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat260
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate12g4%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Lisa D. 18 Jun 2015
This recipe takes a lot of effort, but the flavor makes it worthwhile. Excellent flavor with the perfect level of heat.