Definition of chorizo in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /tʃəˈriːzəʊ/
/tʃoˈriθo/ /tʃoˈriso/

noun (plural chorizos)

A spicy Spanish pork sausage.
Example sentences
  • A good selection of chorizo - spicy cured pork sausage - is now available here, although some are spicier than others.
  • We also make salamis, chorizos and cotechinos, whose combined lifespan will be between three and six months.
  • Heat a large saucepan and then gently sauté the chorizo until a spicy red oil starts to seep out and the sausage slices begin to crisp.



Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.