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Smoked Pork Chili Verde

Bennie Kendrick


Smoked Pork Chili Verde

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

2 Hours

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Big Game Blend

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    • 2

      Season the pork shoulder generously with Traeger Pork and Poultry rub. Place the pork shoulder directly on the grill grate and smoke for 1 hour.
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    • 3

      Increase the grill temperature to 350℉ and cook pork until the internal temperature hits 160℉.
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    • 4

      Remove pork from grill and let rest on a sheet tray for 15 minutes.
    • 5

      After resting, cut pork shoulder into small cubes and remove any excess fat or gristly tissue. Set aside.
    • 6

      Blend all ingredients for the sauce until smooth. Add sauce and pork to a 10-inch cast iron pan.
    • 7

      Place back on the grill at 350℉ for 20 minutes or until meat is tender.
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    • 8

      Serve chili verde with corn or flour tortillas or with rice and beans on the side. Enjoy!

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