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 (chə-rē′zō, -sō)
n. pl. cho·ri·zos
A spicy pork sausage seasoned especially with garlic.



n, pl -zos
(Cookery) a kind of highly seasoned pork sausage of Spain or Mexico
[C19: Spanish]


(tʃəˈri zoʊ, -soʊ)

n., pl. -zos.
a pork sausage highly seasoned with garlic, pepper, and spices.
[1840–45; < Sp.]


A highly seasoned, smoked pork sausage used in Spanish and Mexican cooking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chorizo - a spicy Spanish pork sausage
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
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Kids will love it along with the crunch of croutons to make a more exciting supper 1 tbsp olive oil 1 thick slice bread, cut into small cubes Your choice of 1 slice ham, 1 slice chicken, 2 slices salami, 2 slices chorizo, or a handful of prawns 2 eggs 2 tbsp grated cheese Your choice of a handful of quartered cherry tomatoes, 2 tbsp drained sweetcorn, 2 tbsp defrosted frozen peas, or a handful of rocket Salad, to serve PREP: 5 MINS COOK: 5 SERVES 1 Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a small non-stick frying pan.
Pan-fried sea bass, with warm sweet potato and chorizo salad WHAT YOU'LL NEED: 1 whole seabass, filleted 1 sweet potato 1 chorizo sausage 1/2 red onion 1 small red chilli 2 spring onions 1/2 lime 1 clove garlic WHAT TO DO: Finely slice the onions, then finely dice the onion and chilli and place into a bowl.
warm heart INGREDIENTS: (Serves 3) 3 Norwegian skrei fillets (deboned and skinned) - or any cod available 175g cooking chorizo 2 small white onions, sliced 2 garlic cloves, sliced 70g cavolo nero, roughly chopped 125g cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 sprig thyme 200ml fish stock For the cannellini beans (best prepared the day before): 240g dried cannellini beans 1 carrot, peeled 1/2 shallot 1tsp sea salt Salt and pepper METHOD: 1.
4 ounces Spanish chorizo (cured, not fresh), halved lengthwise and sliced into thin half moons
Aside from processed pork such as ham and chorizo, a variety of pork cuts are now also being exported to the Philippines, said De Miguel.
It goes brilliantly with chorizo in this warm salad.
3 Remove the ends of the chorizo, cut the ring into thick slices roughly the width of two PS1 coins, and add to the tray.
This means it doesn't like high cooking temperatures, but that doesn't stop it from delivering a great flavour in this toastie, especially when teamed up with chorizo.
El chorizo que se emplea debe ser blando, porque se hace
Summary: We've swapped the traditional seafood of a classic paella for chicken and chorizo -- two ingredients we know you love
My choice of chorizo with cream cheese and spinach, ricotta and date was delicious.