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  • 2 ancho chillies, dried, deseeded
  • 100 g water, hot
  • 600 g pork fillet, sliced (2 cm)
  • 250 g orange juice
  • 300 g water
  • 130 g onions, quartered
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 35 g vinegar, malt
  • 30 g lard, or butter
  • 6
    1h 50min
    Preparation 50min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place a bowl on mixing bowl lid.
  2. Place chillies and hot water in bowl then set aside for 20 minutes. Meanwhile cook the pork.
  3. Place pork, orange juice, water in mixing bowl then cook 30 min/80°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1. Strain and reserve cooking liquid.
  4. Place cooked pork back in bowl and shred 4 sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 4. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  5. Place soaked chillies (drained), 150g reserved cooking liquid, onions, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper and vinegar in mixing bowl. Chop 30 sec/speed 10.
  6. Add lard and reserved shredded pork then cook 20 min/90°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2.
  7. Serve with flour tortillas and salad or refried beans.

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Traditionally served with flour tortillas and lettuce and tomato. The chilorio canalso be used as a filling for chimichangas or burritos, and accompanied by guacamole.

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