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Homemade Chorizo Recipe
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Homemade Chorizo

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"Savory and spicy pork chorizo with garlic, vinegar, oregano, and red pepper. This can be made with ground beef as well. To cook, crumble in a skillet and fry."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    8 hrs 10 mins


  1. In a blender, combine garlic, oregano, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and water. Blend until smooth.
  2. In a bowl pour mixture over ground pork; cover and refrigerate all day. Pour off any water that accumulates. Refrigerate or freeze for future use.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 17, 2003

Chorizo is good when used as a breakfast meal. Scramble eggs, add some refried beans, and then some chorizo. Cook together in a large skillet and serve with flour or corn tortillas. (I can't give exact measurements because I just add to my family's liking) Play around with it. You could alao make Mexican rice, and add cooked chicken breast on top of the rice with lots of Mexican cheese, and then top it off with the chorizo.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 01, 2008

Yum! My only change was to use 1/4 cup chili powder and 1/4 pepper flakes instead of the full 1/2 cup flakes.


27 Ratings

Feb 21, 2007

Having never made chorizo before and for someone who lives in the Southwest, this recipe is awesome! Spicy, but not so spicy that your mouth hurts. This one is a keeper!

Mar 03, 2003

Made this with venison and it turned out great!! Just be sure to remove all fat before combining.

Mar 03, 2003

This is an easy recipe that is made ahead of time. Prepare the night before and it,s ready when you get home from work. I fry it in a pan,then scramble it with beaten eggs.

Mar 03, 2003

Make this, freeze this in 1/4lb portions and incorporate it when you make tacos or burritos or enchiladas. When I finished cooking it is when I added a little salt.

Aug 10, 2007

Chorizo pairs up nicely with fried potatoes, in addition to scrambled eggs. add a little cheese and you'll have a great burrito!

Jun 24, 2008

I thought this was ok as a spicy sausage recipe but not chorizo. I'll have to try something else.


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  • Calories
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 21.9 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 26.3 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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