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Chourico and Fries Grinder is in a red basket with extra fries, chourico, and bread nearby.
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Chourico & Chips Grinder

In this post, we'll show you how to make a Chourico & Chips Grinder. This New England staple featuring crisp, golden-brown fries, and pan-fried Chourico tucked into a sub roll. Serve with extra fries and Chourico coins for a scrumptious meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Portuguese
Keyword: Chourico, Chourico & Chips, fries
Servings: 8 grinders
Calories: 358cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $8


  • skillet
  • large, dark baking sheet
  • Cutting board
  • chef's knife


  • 20 ounces McCain® Quick Cook Straight Cut French Fried Potatoes 1 bag
  • pounds Chourico sliced into ½" coins.
  • 8 large grinder rolls


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Spread frozen fries in a single layer on a dark, non-stick baking sheet or shallow baking pan. Bake 10-13 minutes. Once done, set aside.
  • Add sausage coins to a large skillet, and cook for 5-8 minutes over medium-low heat. You want the sausage coins to have a slightly crisp edge. Once done, set aside.
  • Slice rolls ½ way down the middle and stuff each equally with fries and Chourico. Serve immediately.


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide. 


Serving: 1grinder | Calories: 358cal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 640mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 12mg