Yield: 6 servings
|Dried ground red New Mexican chile
|Freshly ground black pepper
|Cloves garlic, minced
|Finely chopped fresh cilantro
|Boneless pork, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
Combine all spices and rub the pork cubes with the mixture. Let the meat marinate at room temperature for 1 hour.
Bake the cubes on a rack over a baking sheet for 1½ hours at 250 F, or until the meat is very crisp.
The Whole Chili Pepper From the collection of Jim Vorheis