Salsa de Chorizo

Grilled Chorizo in Rustic Oaxacan Sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

  • About

Chorizo plays a significant role in our eating culture. Every family in Oaxaca has either a secret recipe or their preferred butcher who they swear makes the best chorizo in town. Growing up, chorizo was not always available to us. It was something we ate on weekends when we visited my grandma in Mitla. My family made a pit stop at the Tlacolula Sunday tianguis, the region’s largest market, where you can find everything from live turkeys to every single type of dried chile known to man. In