Guac & Pork Chips with Tequila Braised Pork Belly

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Guac & Pork Chips with Tequila Braised Pork Belly
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 730
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75g 96%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 6%
Sodium 1000mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin D 0.59mg 2%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 0.63mg 4%
Potassium 330mg 96%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • Pork Belly:
  • 1/2 lb. pork belly, diced
  • 1/4 c. lime juice
  • 3 t. pepper
  • 2 t. salt
  • 1 t. paprika
  • 1 c. onions, diced
  • 1/2 c. carrots, diced
  • 1/2 c. celery, diced
  • 3 c. vegetable oil
  • 1 c. tequila
  • 1/4 c. agave
  • Pork Chips:
  • 1 lb. pork skin, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 5 c. water
  • 2 T. salt
  • 2 ea. bay leaves
  • 1 T. black peppercorns
  • 2 c. vegetable oil
  • Guacamole:
  • 6 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced
  • 1/2 c. roma tomatoes, small dice
  • 1/2 c. white onion, small dice
  • 1/4 c. cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c. baby radish, sliced
  • 1/2 c. jalapeño, minced
  • 2 t. salt

Instructions

  1. Tequila Braised Pork Belly: Preheat oven to 300°F. / In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, pepper, salt, and paprika. Add pork belly and toss until well coated. / In a large oven-safe pot or deep baking dish, place the onions, carrots, and celery. Add the pork belly over the vegetables. / Pour in the oil, tequila, and agave. Cover with foil and braise for 1 hour and 10 minutes. / Once the pork belly is cooked, remove from pot and shred. Place shredded pork belly in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Pork Chips: In a large pot, add the water, salt, bay leaves, peppercorns, and pork skin. Bring to a boil and cook for 20 minutes until tender. / Remove the pork skin and dry with paper towel. Let sit at room temperature until cooled. / In a medium pot, heat the oil to 350°F. / Gently place the pork skins in the oil and fry for 3 minutes until golden brown and crispy. / Remove skins from oil and place on a dish lined with paper towel to drain.
  3. Guacamole: In a large bowl, gently toss the avocados with the tomatoes, onions, cilantro, radishes, jalapeños, salt, and shredded pork belly until well combined. / Serve with pork chips.

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Nutrition Facts
Guac & Pork Chips with Tequila Braised Pork Belly
Amount Per Serving 24
Calories 730 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 75g 96%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 6%
Sodium 1000mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.59mg 0.59%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 0.63mg 4%
Potassium 330mg 96%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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