Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Hatch chiles!


Hatch chiles!, originally uploaded by txfiddlechick.

Roasted (thanks to Central Market), then cleaned, peeled, stemmed, seeded and chopped (thanks to me). Ready to vacuum seal and freeze in 2-cup batches, which is how much I use for a pot of green chile pork stew – somewhat of a staple in our house.

I went a little nuts this year and got 4 good sized bags of roasted chiles (a mix of mild and hot), something like 11 pounds. For scale, that's a 6-quart mixing bowl. So probably enough for 8 or more batches of stew. I have my green chile stew recipe so streamlined now that if I have the chiles ready to go, I can throw everything together in about 15 minutes.

Recipe to come.

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