A classic Mexican pork dish made with "entomatado" a combination of tomatillos, onions and chipotle pepper. Easy and delicious. Serve with rice and beans.
Servings: 4pork chops
4pork chops with bones
1poundtomatillospeeled and washed
1small onionfinely chopped
1-2chipotle peppers in adobo
Heat oil in a large pan or cazuela. Sear pork chops on both sides. They will change from pink to white and take on a golden color in some parts.
Cut small tomatillos in half. If you cannot find this size, use the bigger ones and cut them in quarters.
Add tomatillos, onion, chipotle peppers and salt to the pork chops.
Cover your pan or cazuela, lower the temperature and let cook on medium heat for 30 minutes. You do not need to add water, just stir from time to time to let the tomatillos take turns at the bottom of your pan or cazuela. You will know when it is cooked when the tomatillos change from vibrant green to olive green.
Tomatillo Chipotle Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 288Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Vitamin A 317IU6%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dinner, Pork
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At first, you might feel the dish looks dry, but you will see how the tomatillos and onion begin to release their liquid and create a sauce. Serve with rice and beans.