Pork Chorizo Tacos

CREATIVE MEALS

El Popular Pork Chorizo Taco Recipe

Recipe by Tiffany Roby
Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus
2011 Chorizo Contest

  • Prep Time: 15-30 minutes
  • Start to Finish: 1 hour
  • Yields: 6 lbs of taco meat
  • 4 lbs ground pork
  • 2 lbs El Popular Chorizo (Original)
  • 3 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 tablespoons plus 1 tsp Chile powder
  • 6 tablespoons plus 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 tablespoon plus t tsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 lbs Mexican style cheese, shredded
  • 13 oz. jar of prepared salsa
  • 32 oz. jar of jalapeno peppers
  • 2 white onions, diced
  • 3 ¼ lbs. Red tomatoes, diced
  • 6 ½ oz jar of mild taco sauce
  • 2 head of Iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 20 oz. sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Prepared taco shells
  1. Remove El Popular Chorizo from casing. Brown together ground pork and chorizo in Dutch over. Halfway into browning add the cumin, diced onion, and garlic.
  2. After meat is browned drain out fat and return meat to Dutch oven. Add taco sauce, chili powder, coriander, oregano and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Just before serving adjust salt and pepper to taste and add fresh cilantro.
  4. Fill taco shells with meat mixture, top with tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, salsa, jalapeno peppers, and sour cream.