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This is delicious on a sandwich or used as a spread on sliced bread or a bun. I save the broth from cooking the chouriço to make soup.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Gorete's Portuguese Chouriço Spread Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Gorete's Portuguese Chouriço Spread Recipe

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Posted in: Pork Recipes
Sat, Nov 20, 2021
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4 hot Portuguese chouriço sausages8 or 10 cups of water1⁄4 cup of butter, or more * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.


  1. Place the whole chouriço sausages in a large saucepan and add the water, making sure the sausages are covered.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the sausages are tender, around 30 minutes,.
  3. Chop the cooked sausages into large chunks then add to the food processor.
  4. Process the sausages adding some of the broth, as needed, to moisten the mixture. 
  5. Depending on the machine you use, the sausages may need to be processed in batches.
  6. Once all of the chouriço has been processed, transfer the mixture to a bowl then start adding the butter.
  7. Add a tablespoon at a time until you reach the consistency you like.
  8. Use as little or as much as you want.
  9. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Chef Gorete, food.com


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