Tiffany’s Pork Chorizo Tacos

Tiffany’s Pork Chorizo Tacos

Tiffany Roby – Ivy Tech – Gary Campus 2011 Chorizo Chorizo

Prep Time: 15-30 min.

Start to Finish: 1 Hour  

Yields: 6 lbs of taco meat

INGREDIENTS:

  • 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

INSTRUCTIONS:

  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.

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