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Smoked Pork Chili Verde

Bennie Kendrick


Smoked Pork Chili Verde

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Cook Time

2

Hours

Serves

2 - 4

People

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Ingredients

  • 3 Pound Pork, Shoulders

  • As Needed Traeger Pork & Poultry Rub

  • 16 Ounce salsa verde

  • 1/4 Cup water

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Tablespoon ground cumin

  • As Needed salt

  • As Needed black pepper

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.
  • 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.
  • 3

    Increase the grill temperature to 350℉ and cook pork until the internal temperature hits 160℉.
  • 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.
  • 8

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