Chorizo Recipe – How to Make Authentic Chorizo at Home

Discover the secrets to making perfect Chorizo sausage with this step-by-step guide. Impress your friends and family with your cooking skills!

Chorizo is a spicy and flavorful sausage that is a staple in Mexican cuisine. It adds heat and depth to any dish, whether it’s a breakfast burrito, a lunchtime sandwich, or a dinner stew. With this recipe, you will learn how to make Chorizo from scratch, using just a few simple ingredients and traditional methods. Whether you are a seasoned cook or just starting out, you will find this recipe easy to follow and perfect for anyone who loves spicy and flavorful food.


  • 1 pound of ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of water


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground pork with all of the spices, vinegar, and water. Mix well to incorporate all of the ingredients.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4-6 portions, depending on the size of the sausages you want to make. Roll each portion into a long, thin sausage shape.
  3. Place the sausages in a skillet over medium heat and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until they are browned and crispy on the outside.
  4. Once the sausages are cooked, remove them from the heat and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.

Tips and Tricks:

  • If you prefer a spicier Chorizo, add more cayenne pepper to taste.
  • For a milder flavor, reduce the amount of chili powder and cayenne pepper.
  • If you don’t have ground pork, you can use ground beef, chicken, or turkey instead.


Chorizo is a delicious and spicy sausage that is perfect for anyone who loves bold flavors. With its simple and authentic ingredients, this recipe is easy to follow and perfect for adding heat and depth to any meal. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy breakfast, a delicious lunch, or a flavorful dinner, Chorizo is sure to please. So gather your ingredients, fire up your stove, and start cooking up this delicious sausage today!

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