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.
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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.
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.
Our Prawn and Chorizo Risotto is definitely a winner with the classic combination of prawns and chorizo, these flavours pair so well with our smoky Chipotle Paste and make for an irresistible dish.... See full recipe
Here’s a super-tasty little idea for a weekend breakfast – a savoury take on pancakes with yummy chorizo that’ll set you up perfectly for the weekend.... See full recipe
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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 regio to regio, 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.