Colorado Green Chili The Green Machine Recipe By The Bald Chef
Growing up in Colorado, and spending time in New Mexico, Arizona, and California the best sauce for any burrito is green chili with pork. Chili The Green Machine Recipe is made from Hatch green chilies fire roasted and peeled. Green Chili makes a good toping for burritos and Chili rellenos . Green Chili may not be a true Mexican dish but it is very popular in most restaurants West of the Mississippi River. Making true green chili is an art and the Bald Chef Glen Izett is an ICS member that takes his green chili to the street for the Pepsi challenge! If you want to learn to make great green chili watch the Video. This is real Colorado Green Chili made from A Chef from Colorado.
Ingredients For Making Green Chili
This is the list of ingredients that you will need to cook up some absolutely delicious green chili with pork:
- 2 pounds pork butt or pork shoulder
- 8 green Hatch chilies fire roasted
- 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped fine
- 2 teaspoons Dried Cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 28 oz. of crushed tomatoes
- 1 white onion chopped fine
- 4 table spoons of the Bald Chef’s custom chili powder
Cooking Instructions For Green Chili
Start out by placing 2 pounds pork butt or pork shoulder in a large stock pot. Boil the pork until it is tender. Fire roasted 8 green Hatch chilies in your oven or on an outdoor grill. When the green chilies are have their skins cooked remove them and peal the skins off the green chilies. Add your spice mix to the stock pot including 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped fine, 2 teaspoons dried cumin, 2 cloves garlic, minced, and 4 table spoons of the Bald Chef’s custom chili powder. Add the 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and remove the 2 pounds pork butt or pork shoulder and cut into bite size chunks. Then add the 28 oz. of crushed tomatoes, 1 white onion chopped fine, and return the cut 2 pounds pork butt or pork shoulder stew for 10 minutes. The final step is to add the 2 tablespoons flour, and cut the fire roasted green chilies. This green chili is great as a stew or toping for other Mexican dishes such as burritos or chili rellenos. This was chili recipe The Bald Chef used this recipe in the DC 101 chili cook off for Green Chili.