(Sp) Spanish-type spiced sausage made from coarsely
chopped prime pork and beef. It is seasoned with Spanish pimiento
which gives the sausage a fine flavor, and a bright appetizing
appearance The meat is highly seasoned to the point that
it is hot to the palate.
Chorizos are a lightly smoked and dried sausage
popular in Spanish, Portuguese and Mexican areas. Mixture is stuffed
into hog casings, and linked in 4-in. lengths. Links are not
twisted, but tied off with string. Chorizos are also tied in l-in.
links, giving the appearance of a string of brightly colored balls.
The size is similar to frankfurters
Seasonings may include garlic.