Spring Hill Ranch's Homemade Mexican Chorizo

1
Wiley P

By
@WileyP

This chorizo is the Mexican version of the Spanish sausage, but be advised: It is very different from the Spanish version and rarely can one be substituted for the other. It is used in hundreds of dishes as a main ingredient and an additional thousands as a flavoring or spice. It is cooked in patties or more normally in bulk and then sprinkled on or mixed in as a seasoning. Sprinkle it on your huevos rancheros in the morning, in your frijoles refritos or in your stew in the evening. While it is traditionally made with pork, you can make it with beef or dark meat chicken as well.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-20
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1/2 c
    good water
  • 1/2 c
    red chile flakes
  • 3 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    medium-hot new mexico red chile powder*
  • ·
    *new mexico red chile powder is made from dried new mexico red chiles. it differs from most "chili" powders in that there are no other spices mixed in.
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried mexican oregano flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin seed
  • 2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 2 medium
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 1/2-3 lb
    ground pork, 20-30% fat

How to Make Spring Hill Ranch's Homemade Mexican Chorizo

Step-by-Step

  1. In a blender, combine the water, red pepper flakes, vinegar, chile powder, oregano, cumin, coriander, and garlic. Blend until the mixture is smooth.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, pour the vinegar mixture over the ground pork and gently mix it in by hand to thoroughly combine. Cover and refrigerate from overnight to 3 days. Pour off any water that accumulates. Use or freeze for future use.

Printable Recipe Card

About Spring Hill Ranch's Homemade Mexican Chorizo

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....

Health Benefits Of Eating Oatmeal Recipe

Health Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You may have heard oatmeal is good for you, but did you know how good? Here are six great reasons to eat more oats! Healthy DigestionThere are two types of...

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Take a break from waffles and pancakes by whipping up some of these wonderful french toast recipes. Trust us, your family will thank you!