Chorizo refers to either a cooked or raw pork sausage.


Other names: Longaniza
Translations: チョリーゾ, 쵸릿죠, צ 'וריסו, Чоризо, Чорізо, 西班牙香肠, Цхоризо, Xoriço

Physical Description

Colors: red, green

Tasting Notes

Flavors: sweet, salty, garlicky
Mouthfeel: Spicy
Substitutes: Andouille, Merguez, Spicy kielbasa, Hot italian sausage, Hot links

Selecting and Buying

Seasonality: january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, opctober, november, december

Preparation and Use

Cleaning: to remove the casing (skin) on dry spanish chorizo, hold the sausage under warm running water. the casing will soften and then you can run a knife pint down the side and the casing will come off easily



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