Chorizo Criollo Colombiano

Chorizo Criollo Colombiano is a fresh Columbian sausage.
Beef400 g0.88 lb
Pork, lean400 g0.88 lb
Back fat, pork belly or fat trimmings200 g0.44 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt18 g3 tsp
Pepper2.0 g1 tsp
Chopped onion30 g1/2 small
Oregano, rubbed1.0 g1 tsp
Bay leaf, crushed1 leaf1
Nutmeg1.0 g1/2 tsp
Garlic, crushed7.0 g2 cloves
Lime juice30 ml2 Tbsp
Dry red wine15 ml1 Tbsp
Water30 ml2 Tbsp
  1. Grind pork meat and fat through 10 mm (3/8") plate.
  2. Grind beef through 3 mm (1/8") plate.
  3. Mix beef and lean pork with salt and water until sticky. Add spices, lime, wine and mix. Finally add fat and mix all together.
  4. Stuff into 36 mm pig casings forming 20 cm (8") links.
  5. Refrigerate.
  6. Fry or grill before serving.

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