Chorizo Con Papas is a true Mexican classic that’s full of bold flavors and very satisfying. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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Chorizo con Papas, or Mexican Chorizo with Potatoes

Chorizo con Papas (or Mexican Chorizo with Potatoes) is a true Mexican food classic. It's full of bold flavors and very satisfying. Enjoy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Author: Maggie Unzueta


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 10 ounces Mexican pork chorizo casings removed
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 pound potatoes cut into small (1/4-inch) diced, and boiled
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cilantro chopped (optional)


  • Heat oil to large skillet.
  • Add chorizo and break up the large clumps as it cooks. About 10 minutes.
  • Take chorizo out of the pan and place on a large paper towel to remove some of the grease.
  • Pour out any additional grease from the skillet, leaving about 1 tablespoon of grease.
  • Return skillet to the stove.
  • Add onion and potatoes.
  • Saute until brown. About 10 minutes.
  • Add chorizo to the pan.
  • Combine well.
  • Taste for salt and pepper.
  • Add chopped cilantro.
  • Serve with warm tortillas and enjoy!