Posted on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in Side Recipes

Paula's Portuguese Chouriço Dip Recipe

This delicious and simple to make Portuguese chouriço dip recipe was sent in by Liz Alves Santos.
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Paula's Portuguese Chouriço Dip Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

2 cups of onion, chopped3 tablespoons of butter1/8 teaspoon of thyme½ cup of chouriço, about 6 ounces8 ounce package of cream cheese¼ cup of mayonnaise1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese¼ cup of chopped chives or green onionsKosher salt (to taste)
2 cups of onion, chopped3 tablespoons of butter1/8 teaspoon of thyme½ cup of chouriço, about 6 ounces8 ounce package of cream cheese¼ cup of mayonnaise1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese¼ cup of chopped chives or green onionsKosher salt (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Remove chouriço casings and cook in a medium skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes, chopping with spoon and stirring occasionally, then set aside.
  2. In another skillet, melt the butter over medium heat and add the onion, chives, thyme, season with salt, lower heat to medium low and cook onion for about 20 minutes until onions become soft and caramelized.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, add the cream cheese and mayonnaise and mix well.
  4. Gently fold in the chouriço and onions.
  5. Add into a 2 cup baking dish and top with the cheese.
  6. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 180°C or 350°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until the dip is golden and bubbly.
  7. Garnish with additional green onion and serve with baguette slices or tortilla chips.
Recipe by: Paula Lucio Jenkins
Photo by: heyketomama.com
Submitted by: Liz Alves Santos
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duarte
duarte
Probably tastes great but I would not eat this Chourico, mayo and cream cheese. Not exactly the healthiest dip!
1 year ago, Friday, June 23, 2023
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Karen Carreiro
Karen Carreiro
I made this for a get together with a group of non Portuguese people…I brought tortilla chips to scoop up the deliciousness! I swear, it was such a hit that I bet if I had supplied spoons, people would have been eating it by the spoonful! Lol
2 years ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear Karen, thank you for the feedback.
2 years ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Joseph
Joseph
Sorry, cannot go along with this recipe. Caramelizing the onion is great, but these delicate herb flavors for this long a time will dramatically change (ruin) their flavor. Add these for a few minutes AFTER the onions have caramelized. Just MHO and experience.
2 years ago, Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Chris
Chris
Have to blend out the salty flavor
2 years ago, Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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Eddy

Incredible dip. :)

3 years ago, Friday, July 9, 2021
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