Mexican Sausage (Chorizo Mexicano)

Total Time
25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

Chorizo gives that yo no se que to food that we call a true Mexican flavor. It is not to be eaten alone nor yet used in other dishes with a heavy hand, but dispensed judiciously. It is a true chef’s helper. This sausage is easy to make, so if the markets in your part of the country don’t stock chorizo, stuff a few links of our own. It will keep for weeks in a cool, airy place. This recipe has no salt, add if you wish to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the shortening into the meat very thoroughly then add all the other ingredients and work for at least five minutes.
  2. Now put it in a crock or porcelain bowl, covered, and let stand twenty four hours.
  3. Stuff into casing one inch in diameter and pack tightly; tie off every four inches.
  4. Hang up in a cool, airy pace and chorizos will be ready to use in twenty four hours.
  5. George Celsius Booth The Food and Drink Of Mexico.