portuguese food

Authentic Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese chourico is not to be confused with Spanish or Mexican style chorizo - also a pork sausage originating in the Iberian Peninsula. Mello’s Chourico is a sausage made with lean pork chunks and is flavored with zesty spices, especially paprika. The sausage is smoked, enhancing its invigorating aroma and taste. Traditionally, chourico has only been used as part of Portuguese cuisine. Today, it is becoming increasingly popular for people of all backgrounds who appreciate great foods! It can be grilled and served on its own or as a sandwich. Chourico is commonly used in breakfast dishes, appetizers, tapas, and entrees. Browse our recipes below - we will continue to add to and update our recipe library over time. Enjoy!



Submit your own recipes

Do you have a favorite Portuguese recipe that has been handed down for generations? Have you found a new way to enjoy Mello's chourico, linguica, or any of our other products? Send your recipe to info@melloschourico.com and you may see it posted here for others to enjoy. Thanks!