1 ½poundsground porknot super lean, you want some fat in it, at least an 80/20% meat to fat ratio
1tablespoonancho chili powder
½tablespoonsmoked paprika or chipotle chili powder
2teaspoonsdried oreganopreferably Mexican crushed fine
⅛teaspoona pinch ground cloves
Fresh ground black pepper
Place the pork into a large bowl; add all the remaining ingredients. Use your hands to mix well. OR easier method, place in the work bowl of you stand mixer, use the paddle to blend the ingredients. Divide into serving portions; wrap tightly in plastic wrap
Use fresh within 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.* *Freezing for more than 3 months will not cause any kind of health issue, but the flavor of the chorizo might not be as bright.