Papas con Chorizo (Potato with Mexican Sausage)
Papas con Chorizo (Potato with Mexican Sausage), an easy two-ingredient Mexican dish usually served for breakfast, brunch, or lunch with a side of eggs or refried beans or stuffed inside a burrito or gordita.
- 1 lb russet potatoes (or your preferred potatoes), peeled and diced
- 9-12 oz chorizo
Add the chorizo to a large frying pan or cast-iron skillet. Use the back of a spoon to break it up into smaller pieces and cook for about 7 minutes until cooked through.
Remove the chorizo from the pan and place it on a paper towel lined plate. Remove excess oil, leaving only about 2 tablespoons in the pan. However, if your chorizo did not release much oil, then add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the skillet.
Add the diced potatoes to the hot pan with oil and sauté on medium high heat until fork tender. Season with a little salt.
Once the potatoes are fork-tender, add the chorizo and mix everything together until well combined.
Drain any excess oil. Taste and season with more salt if needed.