Mexican Chorizo

Notes: You can shape the sausage into patties and pan-fry or broil them, or use the sausage in tacos.

This recipe goes with Chorizo Soft Tacos

Yield: Makes 2 pounds sausage; 6 to 8 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 312
  • Calories from fat: 72%
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.6g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 374mg
  • Cholesterol: 82mg


  • 2 pounds ground lean pork
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced or pressed
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix pork, garlic, vinegar, chili powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and cumin. Cover and chill for 30 minutes before using (see notes).
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