Arroz Amarillo con Carnitas/ Achiote Rice Supper with Pork Carnitas

Source : Mix Achiote Paste Allspice Black Pepper Oregano And Vinegar Roughly Chop Garlic Sprinkle With Salt Mix Into A Paste By Blending With The Back Of A ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : April 8, 2022

Step:

  1. Mix achiote paste allspice, black pepper, oregano and vinegar. Roughly chop garlic, sprinkle with salt. Mix into a paste by blending with the back of a spoon. Add a little water if necessary until it is a thick spreadable paste. Add broth and heat to simmer.

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  2. Cut pork into 1 1/2 inch cubes place in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.

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  3. Cook uncovered until meat is browned evenly. Remove meat, pour off all but enough fat to coat bottom pan. Set aside.

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  4. Broil chile until blistered and blacken on all sides.

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  5. Cover with kitchen towel and let stand 5 minutes.

  6. Peel pepper, cut out seed pod and dice.

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  7. Add rice and onion to pan with drippings.

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  8. Cook and stir until onion begins to brown. Add broth with spices, browned pork, chile, and carrots.

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  9. Stir once scraping rice from sides of the pan. Cook medium low for 15 minutes. Once rice is almost ready, stir in cooked peas, re-cover and let stand 5 to 10 minutes for rice to complete cooking. Salt to taste. Garnish with fresh cilantro and lime juice. This recipe is adapted from Rick Bayless' Mexican Kitchen recipe Achiote Rice Supper with Pork Carnitas

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Ingredients

  1. Carnita
  2. 1 lb bonelss pork shoulder, cut into 1 inch squares
  3. 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  4. 1 each poblano chile
  5. 1 cup cooked peas
  6. 1 cup rice
  7. 1 small white onion
  8. 2 cup broth (pork)
  9. 2 medium carrots
  10. Garlicky achiote seasoning paste
  11. 2 tbsp achiote paste
  12. 2 tsp allspice
  13. 1 tsp black pepper
  14. 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  15. 3 tbsp cider vinegar
  16. 6 clove garlic
  17. 1 tbsp cilantro for garnish

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