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Mar 2, 2008 02:23 PM


I would like to try this popular item and invite you to offer your favourite means of utilizing
this Portuguese delicacy.

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  1. Just as an FYI, it's also used in Spain, Colombia, and other parts of SA. I just had some Colombian with a strong cumin flavor.

    My "lazy man's" dish I discovered when I was in a hotel room with only a microwave..but some poblano or long peppers, or whatever you like. Slice it and stuff with the chorizo..some cheese..and nuke. Add hot sauce to taste.

    I also like it in a tortilla, on a pizza, Pretty much good whatever you do to it..:)

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    1. re: 9lives

      Breakfast burritos! (scrambled eggs, cheese and chorizo) Also huevos rancheros con chorizo. Soup, pasta...

    2. It's great fried up in a pan along with green peppers, onions, mushrooms. Serve over rice or eat just like that.

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      1. re: linguafood

        That was last night's dinner..:)

      2. paella!

        it's also fantastic addition to scrambled eggs, and goes really well with chicken or shrimp & rice.

        1. Just a point of clarification. Isn't chorizo Spanish/Latin American and Chorico, Portuguese/Brazilian? I love them both. I just brought back a load of fresh and smoked chorizo and charqui from Austin, Tx. But when we visit mom in the NYC area we bring back chorico and linguica. Am I getting senile or am I correct?

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          1. In addition to paella, it's great in jambalaya, chopped and mixed in with scrambled eggs, and while I haven't made it, would be great in a calzone with Monterey Jack cheese and maybe black beans.