Chorizo Verde

Chorizo Verde (Green Chorizo) is a specialty sausage in the area of Toluca, Mexico.

MaterialsMetricUS
Pork shoulder1000 g2.2 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt12 g2 tsp
Pepper1.0 g1/2 tsp
Poblano chile200 g0.44 lb
Serrano chile15 g1 pepper
Chipotle chile, dried10 g3 peppers
Cayenne3.0 g1-1/2 tsp
Cilantro, fresh90 g3 oz
Tomatillos200 g0.44 lb
Garlic, smashed10 g3 cloves
Coriander4.0 g2 tsp
Cumin2.0 g1 tsp
Vinegar90 ml3 oz fl
Instructions
  1. Roast poblano and serrano chile over a gas flame. Put them in a plastic bag to steam for about 20 minutes, as this will make removing the skins much easier. Remove the charred skins and chop them finely.
  2. Tear the dried chipotle and soak them in a little water.
  3. Stem and chop cilantro and tomatillos.
  4. Place vinegar and all ingredients in food processor and emulsify into a paste.
  5. Grind pork through 1/4” (5 mm) plate.
  6. Mix ground pork with emulsified paste.
  7. Stuff into 32-36 mm hog casings.
  8. Hold in refrigerator for 24 hours for the flavors to develop.
  9. Fry or grill before serving.

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