Mexican-Style Chorizo

This Mexican-style chorizo recipe is easier than you might’ve expected. All you need is a pack of ButcherBox ground pork, some spices, and your hands. Enjoy!  

Chorizo is a staple in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American cuisine. Though it’s difficult to trace the orginin of the sausauge, some think that chorizo as we know it originated in Catalonia. Mexican-style chorizo differs from its European counterpart in that the pork is typically fresh versus the smoked Spanish chorizo.


Mexican-Style Chorizo

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Protein: Pork
Cut: Ground Pork
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30
Course: Meal Prep


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Ground Pork
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly, your clean hands or glove covered hands work best.
  • Cook immediately or store raw in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Chef Tips:

  • You can replace paprika with smoked paprika if you would like a little smokiness.
  • This recipe is great to play with the level of heat you want in your sausage, adjust the chili powder to your liking and enjoy!
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