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Homemade Mexican Chorizo.

A homemade take on the delicious sausage
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Meat, Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: chorizo, sausage
Servings: 10 Servings
Calories: 135kcal
Author: halfbakedharvest


  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 in chipotle chile adobo finely minced
  • 1/2 a small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2-3 teaspoons salt


  • Add the pork to a bowl. Add the minced chipotle chile, finely chopped onion, garlic, tequila, ancho chili powder, smoked paprika, Mexican oregano, cumin and 2 teaspoons salt. Mix with your hands to combine. Use the chorizo right away or divide in half and freeze. Makes a total of 1 1/2 pounds.


*Slightly adapted/based off of [Food Network | http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/guy-fieri/homemade-chorizo-recipe2.html]


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 175mg | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.9mg