New Mexico Carne Adovada
1 1/2 cups crushed dried red New Mexican chiles, seeds included
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 teaspoons dried oregano
3 cups water
2 pounds pork, cut in strips or cubed
Combine the chiles, garlic, oregano and water and mix well to make a "caribe"
Place pork in a glass pan and cover with the chile caribe sauce. Marinate the
pork overnight in the refrigerator.
Bake in a 300-degree oven for 2 to 4 hours (depending on size of meat cubes), or
until the pork is very tender and starts to fall apart.
Serving suggestions: Place the Carne Adovada in a flour tortilla to make a
burrito, use it as a stuffing for sopaipillas or use it as a filling for
Makes 6 servings.
Approximate values per serving: 293 calories, 13 g fat, 119 mg cholesterol, 40 g
protein, 4 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 73 mg sodium, 39 percent calories from