Homemade Chorizo


Savory and spicy pork chorizo with garlic, vinegar, oregano, and red pepper. This can be made with ground beef as well. To cook, crumble in a skillet and fry.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
7 hrs 55 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 1 clove garlic

  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano

  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ½ cup crushed red pepper flakes

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 ½ pounds ground pork


  1. In a blender, combine garlic, oregano, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and water. Blend until smooth.

  2. In a bowl pour mixture over ground pork; cover and refrigerate all day. Pour off any water that accumulates. Refrigerate or freeze for future use.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

322 Calories
22g Fat
6g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 322
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 545mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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