Anne's homemade fresh chorizo

    3 days

    This fresh chorizo is delicious, easy to make and way better than shop bought. I keep some in the freezer at all times for a quick and easy breakfast with scrambled eggs and cheese. Enjoy!

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    Serves: 12 

    • 1kg beef mince
    • 500g minced pork
    • 3/4 cup chilli powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 180ml dry red wine
    • 60ml vinegar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2days24hr45min  ›  Ready in:3days 

    1. In a large bowl, mix together the beef, pork, chilli powder, oregano, garlic, salt, red wine and vinegar. I find that using my hands works the best. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 days. Take out daily, and mix thoroughly.
    2. If you are not going to cook with it immediately, divide it into 500g portions, and store in freezer bags in the freezer.

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    is 3/4 cup of chilli powder not to much i would have thought so  -  27 Apr 2009


    Hi Anne, I am very new to sausage making, so new I have not started yet. Just looking at trying this recipe and need to know at what stage do you fill the casings. I am assuming the sausages can then be frozen. Help please. Star rating is on the look and not yet the taste  -  04 May 2018


    Paprika, not chili? Unless this is particularly insipid chili powder! A bit if chili certainly, and where is the wine?  -  12 May 2016