A mildly hot, and very delicious, Mexican sausage. Excellent for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Can be made into patties and cooked in a skillet, or stuffed into natural hog or collagen casings and grilled at your next family gathering.
It is very important to keep the meat very cold throughout the grinding process. Do not reduce refrigeration time.
This recipe will yield a mildly hot Mexican chorizo designed to suit most people. For a spicier chorizo, add 5-15 crushed pequin chilies, depending on desired heat level.
Aleppo peppers come from Syria and have a fruity, medium spiciness. Find them at specialty spice shops or Middle Eastern grocery stores.