Homemade Fresh Chorizo
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 6 dried New Mexico chiles
- 3 tablespoons smoked paprika
- Dried New Mexico chiles are sold at specialty foods stores, Latin markets, and some supermarkets. Smoked paprika is available at most supermarkets.
- 8 cloves garlic
- 2 pounds ground pork
- 1 tablespoon kosher salt
Heat a large dry cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add chiles; toast, turning often, until just fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from pan and let cool. Using kitchen scissors and working over a medium bowl, cut chiles into 1" rings, reserving seeds and discarding stems. Cover with 1/2 cup ...