A River of Recipes: Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods by the USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, public domain government resource—original source of recipe
- Serves: 8
- 2 pounds pork, cut into small pieces (save some fat)
- 5 dried red chilis
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- salt to taste
- Wash chiles, removing stems and seeds. Place in blender with 1 cup water and blend into paste consistency. Set aside.
- Put pork fat into deep skillet until there is enough on the bottom of the skillet to prevent meat from sticking. Discard remaining fat.
- Brown pork lightly. Add the chile paste and mix well, adding water if mixture is too thick. Add oregano and garlic. Cover pan and simmer slowly for one hour.