This Pork Chorizo recipe is excellent and on point. It’s got everything you want in a great Chorizo and it’s fun and easy to make. In this post and video tutorial, I show you how to make sausage stuffed in hog casings and I give you the option of making sausage links that you can grill or make a real pasty Chorizo that you can combine with Eggs for breakfast, homemade Chili or some amazing burritos like this Chimichanga recipe.
Making Pork Chorizo From Scratch
You’re going to need a good Pork Roast and either Pork Belly Fat or Fat Back. I use 3 parts, a 2 to 1 ratio; 2 parts Pork to 1 part fat. I cut everything down into portions that will fit through my meat grinder and then mix in all of my other ingredients. From there it’s like clock work, stuffing the hog casings and twisting links. Now there are some alternatives to this recipe that I’d like to mention. If you don’t want to make sausage links you can twist the sausage up in saran wrap and I show you how to do that in my Italian Sausage video found HERE.
If you want a pasty Pork Chorizo, you’re going to want to make my homemade Enchilada Sauce and add it to this recipe. There’s nothing else like it. My recipe is thick and pure, so you’ll want to check it out before you decide to add your own or resort to a canned product.
If you’re interested in more recipes that use a kitchen aide to stuff hog casings, you should take a look at my Cajun Boudin recipe.
I really just can’t say enough about this Pork Chili Verde recipe. But first off, just know that you don’t have to add the pork if you’re just wanting the Chili Verde. This recipe is good to go either way and it’s as good as it gets. If you don’t know by now, I’m a man of my word and I don’t post recipes unless they are the best of the best. So be rest assured that this recipe, like the many before this one, is a winner.
You’re going to need a Good Green Enchilada Sauce to make this and I’ve included my recipe for that below, but you can always use a can if you’re feeling lazy or if you just don’t want it to taste amazing. Also know that you can control the heat by adding or taking away the Jalapeno in this recipe all together. But I feel like one pepper along with the Anaheim’s is a great balance of heat. Even my kids were eating this without complaints and I felt like it had plenty of kick. We ate it till it was gone. So give this a try and let me know what you think!
This is my Green Enchilada Sauce recipe. It’s as good as it gets! I had several requests to make it after I posted the Red Enchilada Sauce and since I’m planning on making Chili Verde for my next Video recipe, I thought I better get on this so you can have all the sauce ingredients to make that as well.
What’s the Secret?
I made this with fresh Tomatillo Tomatoes and Anaheim Peppers. It has Onions, Garlic and a few dry ingredients that real help lift the natural flavors in this sauce. There’s only a few minutes of prep and only 10 minutes of cook time, so you can crank this sauce out fast. It goes great with Chili Verde and it makes fantastic Chicken Enchiladas and I’ll post that recipe link down below along with the Red Enchilada Sauce I mentioned.