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argentinian chorizo

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Does anyone have experience making argentina style chorizo sausage? I have a couple of recipes which sound great, but I have never had them, and wonder how the texture and taste profile should be. Also what is the most common size for them? I know they are a fresh sausage that is usually grilled and served on a hoagie style roll. I plan on smoking mine lightly. Can anyone help?

post #2 of 4


I've never tried it either but here is a recipe to compare with what you've found already. let us know what you make and how you like it!



CHORIZO CRIOLLO / Latin American BBQ sausage

(Fresh sausage type, coarse mixture)



Raw materials:

(calculated for 10 kg batch)


75.00 %

Pork meat trimmings

7.500 kg


20.00 %

Beef meat trimmings

2.000 kg


5.00 %

Pork back fat

0.500 kg







(per kg of raw materials)

(total for 10 kg)


16.00 g

Common salt (refined)

160.00 g




(per kg of raw materials)

(total for 10 kg)


4.00 g

Pepper, ground

40.00 g


3.00 g

Pepper, broken corns

30.00 g


3.00 g

Red wine

30.00 g


1.00 g

Cane sugar

10.00 g


1.00 g

Garlic, fresh

10.00 g





Fresh meat trimmings into small pieces



Meat trimmings, additives and seasonings



Mixture 5 mm



Into natural hog casings (24-26 mm)



Link to sausages of desired size (60-100 g)



Below +4°C, shelf life < 4 days



Fry in a frying pan or roast on a grill


post #3 of 4

Dan you might have missed this one, had to do a quick search and again I do not know if this is what/maybe needed







post #4 of 4

How long you are going to smoke it and at what Tempe are you doing it?these recipe are for grilling there is no cure in them.

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