Mexican chorizo is an ingredient loved by many because it pairs so well with Mexican ingredients and flavours, especially Gran Luchito’s smoky Chipotle Paste. Mexican chorizo, if you aren’t already familiar, is a spicy sausage typically made with ground pork and flavoured with chillies. Just a little bit of Mexican chorizo adds so much flavour to dishes. Here you will find our favourite Mexican chorizo recipes.

Mexican chorizo recipes

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Chorizo Recipes

Mexican chorizo packs a flavour punch in authentic Mexican dishes. You will find delicious Mexican chorizo added to some of our most popular dishes including Huevos Rancheros, Frijoles and saucy Chorizo Enchiladas with winter veg.

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Stock up on these Gran Luchito staples to make delicious Mexican Chorizo dishes at home

It’s easy to make Mexican chorizo dishes full of delicious spicy flavour when you stock up on a few essentials.

A dollop of Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste will add just the right smoky note to your Huevos Rancheros and enchilada sauces and complement the chorizo in the dish.

Soft Taco Wraps are an essential for wrapping up Easy Chicken and Chorizo Tacos and Chorizo Enchiladas.

Turn Gran Luchito Cantina Beans into a delicious Frijoles dip perfect for scooping up with Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips.

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Mexican Chorizo

Whether as a topping for nachos, paired with chicken in a savoury and smoky risotto dish, or nestled in quesadillas, Mexican chorizo is a truly versatile ingredient that adds loads of spicy flavour especially with a dollop of Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste.


Frijoles Recipe

Our recipe for authentic refried black beans with chipotle, perfect as a Mexican side, a delicious layer in a burrito, wrapped up in warm tortillas or as a dip.... See full recipe

Mexican food with huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Fried eggs in a warm red sauce with chorizo. There is something so delicious about cutting into the eggs and the runny yolk mixing with the delicious warm cooked sauce.... See full recipe



Sopes are thick masa shaped discs, pinched on the edges to form a vessel. They’re lightly fried and typically topped with refried beans, fresh cheese and salsa.... See full recipe

Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido

This irresistible, bubbling warm cheese dip with crispy chorizo is perfect for dipping with tortilla chips or tortilla wraps, a delicious snack or starter for you and the family to enjoy!... See full recipe

Chorizo Nachos

Chorizo Nachos

Chorizo makes for a bold, flavourful and indulgent nacho topping in this recipe! Easy to make, flavourful and loaded with toppings, guaranteed to satisfy nacho cravings.... See full recipe

Vegan Chorizo

Vegan Chorizo

Our Vegan Chorizo combines smoked tofu, sautéed mushrooms, and our Chipotle Paste to get that smoky and spicy chorizo taste and colour. Who said vegans can't enjoy the same treat!... See full recipe

Breakfast Burrito prep steps

Breakfast Burrito

This burrito has all of our favourite breakfast ingredients - chorizo, eggs and guacamole - rolled up in a soft, warm tortilla and is seriously delicious!... See full recipe

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Chorizo Quesadilla

Our Brussel Sprout and Chorizo Quesadilla with crispy chorizo is so delicious that it can transform even the biggest sprout hater! Perfect for a snack or starter.... See full recipe



A torta is not just any Mexican sandwich! Layers of flavours are put together to create the ultimate sandwich. Our tasty chorizo sandwich will be your new lunchtime favourite!... See full recipe

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Mexican Chorizo

Please see here for our most frequently asked questions about Mexican Chorizo dishes. If you’d like to ask one, please do so in the comments section below the recipe. To learn more about making authentic Mexican at home, be sure to check out the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel.

Is Mexican chorizo spicy?

Yes although it varies from region to region, Mexican chorizo tends to be highly seasoned and spicy.

What's the difference between Mexican chorizo and Spanish chorizo?

Mexican chorizo is typically a raw minced pork sausage flavoured with chillies which requires cooking whereas Spanish chorizo is typically smoked, dry cured and flavoured with garlic and paprika.

What can I substitute for Mexican chorizo?

If you aren't able to buy Mexican chorizo, you can use the Spanish version, another type of sausage or minced pork with chillies and spices in your dishes.