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Mexican Chorizo Sausage in the raw form sitting in a stainless steel bowl.

Homemade Chorizo

This Homemade Chorizo is incredibly flavorful and so easy to make. Use it to add extra flavor to soups, nachos, tacos, eggs, breakfast skillets, rice dishes, etc. This list goes on and on.
Course Meat
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Homemade Chorizo, Mexican Chorizo, Pork Chorizo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 300kcal
Author Heather


  • 2 lbs ground pork
  • 1/4 cup smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp caynenne pepper
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Mexican oregano *or Mediterranean Oregano is fine.
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cloves garlic *crushed
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar *with mother


  • Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Using clean hands, mix ingredients until well combined.
  • Cook immediately (Cooking Chorizo section above) or divide into 2 serperate air tight containers (or freezer bags) and refrigerate and/or freeze for later use.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 
Recipe Notes
  • This Mexican Chorizo recipe tastes amazing in Prawn and Chorizo Pasta recipe in place of the salami style chorizo. 


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 427mg | Potassium: 439mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2569IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 3mg