Meat and poultry

Best-Ever Chorizo


Best-Ever Chorizo

  • Prep Time: 15 Mins
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 5 Mins
  • Yield: 4 – 6


garlic cloves, minced

1 tbsp. 

ancho chili powder

1 tbsp. 

smoked paprika

2 tsp. 

ground cumin

2 tsp. 

dried oregano

1 tsp. 

dried thyme

1/4 tsp. 


1/4 tsp. 

ground coriander

Pinch cloves (optional)

Kosher salt

1 lb. 

ground pork

1/2 c. 

apple cider vinegar

Freshly ground pepper


Corn tortillas, warmed

Diced white onion

Cilantro leaves

Lime wedges


1. In a large bowl, combine garlic, spices, herbs, and 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt. Add pork and vinegar and season generously with salt and pepper. Mix until well combined. Optional: cover bowl and refrigerate for one hour, up to overnight.

2. To cook: heat a large skillet over medium heat and add chorizo, breaking into smaller pieces with the side of a wooden spoon until charred and cooked through.

3. For tacos: fill corn tortilla with a large scoop of chorizo, then top with chopped onion and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

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