Puerco Sabrosas Savory Pork

Puerco Sabrosas (Savory Pork)

Puerco Sabrosas (Savory Pork)


Makes 6 servings


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1-1/2 pounds lean pork, cut into 1x1-1/2-inch strips
Black pepper
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 green chiles* (Hatch or Anaheim) seeded and minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) whole stewed tomatoes, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Beer or water (optional)
Hot cooked rice

*Chiles can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat oil in ovenproof Dutch oven or large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook, stirring, about 5 to 6 minutes or until browned on both sides. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  3. Add bell pepper, onion, chilies and garlic to Dutch oven. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until onion and peppers are tender.
  4. Add tomatoes, cilantro, oregano and cumin; mix well. Cover; transfer to oven. Bake 30 minutes. Stir well. Add beer or water if needed. Continue cooking about 1-1/2 hours or until pork is very tender. Serve over rice.

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