Magic Candied Chorizo

Tasty Desserts

A Recipe by El Popular

Abracadabra! Instant Deliciousness. Looking for a versatile sweet and salty ingredient to toss into your favorite dish? Don’t waste your time on bacon bits or candied bacon, go for something that will ‘wow’ your tastebuds and infuse your meals with real magic. Try out this easy recipe for Magic Candied Chorizo to bring new life to breakfast, lunch, dinner, and more.

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  • Prep Time: 15 mins

  • Cook Time: 10 mins

  • Makes: 1 Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ links (8 oz) El Popular Chorizo (any flavor profile we offer)

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

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  • Use with any meal including mixed with nuts, cupcakes, cookie sandwiches, salads, and much more!

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Remove Chorizo from casing and place in med skillet. Cook halfway (about 2 min) until Chorizo breaks up into crumbly pieces.

  • Mix brown sugar, rice vinegar, & maple syrup in a small bowl. Add Chorizo to bowl and mix.

  • Transfer to baking sheet lined with foil, spreading evenly and flat.

  • Bake for 10 min, stir, and bake another 5 min or until Chorizo is brown (not burned).

  • Let cool until room temp. then transfer to fridge to further solidify.

  • Get creative and make any dish magical!

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft, raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft and comes raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

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