Green Enchilada Pork Chili

The Interesting Flavors of Green Enchilada Pork Chili


Chili is one of the dishes that will never run out of variations. Different countries around the world have made their own versions of it but among the most popular nations is Mexico. To have a taste of Mexican flavors, know how to make the Green Enchilada Pork Chili.


If you are making Green Enchilada Pork Chili, you have to prepare 1 pound of fresh ground pork. Also, you need a tablespoon of butter, 2 fresh jalapeno peppers without stems, 1 diced medium white onion, 1 28-ounce can of green enchilada sauce, half cup of all-purpose flour, 4 tablespoons of olive oil, divided and 1 7-ounce can of green salsa. In addition to that, get half bunch of fresh cilantro, chopped, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper, 3 minced cloves of garlic, half teaspoon of ground cumin, half teaspoon of sweet paprika, 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon of kosher salt, half juiced lime and lastly, 1 quart of water.

Preparation Instructions:

Begin by heating 2 tablespoons of olive oil using a 4-quart pot set on medium heat. Add and sauté the jalapenos for a minute. Then, put the fresh ground pork. Stir until it turns brown. After that, remove the sautéed jalapenos and ground pork from the pot.

Using the same 4-quart pot, put the butter, onion and the rest of the olive oil. Cook and sauté the onion ‘til it starts becoming tender. Add spices such as paprika, salt, cayenne, black pepper and cumin and wait ‘til the onion becomes soft. Add the garlic and stir for a minute.

Switching from medium to low heat, get the flour and sprinkle it over the garlic and onion. Stir for about 3 minutes. Over the onion mixture, carefully pour in the enchilada sauce. Continuously whisk to avoid lump formations. Add a quart of water and the green salsa.

Bring the jalapenos and cooked ground pork back to the 4-quart pot. Switch from low to medium heat and let the soup boil. After it boils, decrease the heat. Let the mixture simmer for half an hour. Remove the mixture from heat. Mix in the lime juice and chopped cilantro before serving.

What Do People Say About It

Most people who have tried Green Enchilada Pork Chili says it tastes excellent. However, others choose to put extra flavor by adding chili powder and by putting extra black pepper. Despite the long cooking time, those who have tasted Green Enchilada Pork Chili think it is an amazing and unique chili recipe.