The Almighty GCBS (Green Chorizo Breakfast Sandwich)


So let's back up a second. Chorizo is typically a red sausage that is either dried and sliced (see Spanish Chorizo) or crumbled and pan fried (see Mexican Chorizo), but green chorizo is actually a thing. In Toluca, Mexico, green chorizo is a specialty, getting its color from green peppers, tomatillos and fresh herbs. We omitted the tomatillos and went straight for the bright and spicy flavors that serrano, poblano, oregano and cilantro bring.

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Gear Needed 
  • 1 lb pork shoulder, sausage grind (or preground)
  • 1 teaspoon of peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 9 cloves of garlic (peeled)
  • 3 serrano chiles
  • 2 poblano chiles
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar (white wine okay here too)
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 1.t tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • pinch of ground cumin


  • Add dry spices to a pan and toast, or place on a foil sheet and place in grill to release oils. Place in food processor and pulse till powdered
  • Add peppers and chiles to grill and char the skins, removing from grill and peeling off the skin when finished.
  • Remove stems and seeds of peppers and chiles (or leave a few in if you're into some heat!) and add to food processor.
  • Add to your food processor the garlic, chiles, vinegar, parlsey, salt and spices.
  • Transfer to a bowl and mix with the ground pork until uniform.

After that, feel free to use how you like! 

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