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Description Edit

Chirmol salsa is a national favorite in Guatemala. The word "chirmol" means "smashed tomatoes."

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Cut Pork into 8 equal pieces.
  2. Cook Pork in 3 cups water with salt over medium heat about 30 minutes. Remove excess liquid.
  3. Heat skillet until very hot.
  4. Add butter.
  5. When butter melts, add tomatoes, tomatillos and garlic and fry 2 minutes.
  6. Then add 2 cups water, cloves and peppercorns and cook 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and blend in blender with green onions, bell pepper and parsley.
  8. Add more water or broth if needed for blending.
  9. Add this mixture to Pork and cook 5 minutes.
  10. Dilute corn masa with 3/4 cup water and add some of masa liquid to sauce and cook 5 minutes more.
  11. Sauce should be medium thickness.
  12. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  13. This recipe yields 4 servings.
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