My Famous Keto Spicy Chorizo Crack Slaw!

Family friendly keto low carb chorizo crack slawMy Famous Keto Spicy Chorizo Crack Slaw!

Well, it’s famous in these parts! :-) 

Just in case you don’t know, Crack Slaw is a term used in the low carb world for any recipe that makes use of ground pork or beef and shredded cabbage.

My take on keto crack slaw is super fast with only 5 ingredients!  It’s an excellent one pan meal for a weeknight dinner and family friendly to boot!

I work full time so I need short cuts!

What sausage to use in this Spicy Chorizo crack slaw recipe?

I found the chorizo in the grocery store where my son works. It was hand made locally with no gluten, fillers, wheat, nitrates, nothing but meat and spice. It was outrageously expensive and I practically dropped the package when I read the price. Thank goodness for employee family discounts!

But bless my soul, it was worth every cent. I might have to put a Donate Button on this blog so I can buy it again! :-) It really was the most delicious thing I have eaten in awhile and the spicing was absolutely perfect and divine. It made the recipe even easier, nothing else to add folks!

But I would use whatever chorizo sausage you already have in your own market. Just look for one that has no added sugar and wheat fillers.

And if you love chorizo for breakfast then why not give give these Keto Chorizo Eggs a try?

Gather these items for the Spicy Chorizo Crack Slaw Recipe

(Printable recipe card is just below this section)

This is the #1 best selling non stick pan on Amazon. I have 2 of them in different sizes and I LOVE them! I have also seen them at Costco and other places.

It’s important to note that tomato paste has about 3 carbs per tablespoon, so if this does not fit into your daily allowances then use sugar free ketchup like this oneFamily friendly keto low carb chorizo crack slaw. It has only 1 carb per tablespoon and I really like the taste of it. My kids can’t tell the difference when they accidently use ‘mom’s ketchup’.

Let me know if you like it and if you are a crack slaw addict as well!

Family friendly low carb chorizo crack slaw

My Famous Keto Spicy Chorizo Crack Slaw!

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This is my family friendly famous spicy chorizo crack slaw! It comes together in just a few minutes. Faster than fast food! One pan meal.


  • NOTE- These amounts are for 1 serving, adjust for more people
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 chorizo sausage link (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 tbsp sugar free ketchup or tomato paste
  • seasonings to taste if needed


  1. Melt coconut oil in a non stick pan. I now exclusively use these pans after reading up on the carcinogenic effects of teflon.
  2. Fry up the sausage pieces until they start to brown a bit
  3. Once the sausage starts to brown add the coleslaw mix to the pan and keep stir frying until the cabbage is soft and the sausage is completely cooked
  4. Add in the tablespoon tomato paste or ketchup and stir until all the stuff in the pan is nicely coated with it.
  5. That's it, nothing more to do except eat it!


Note: Tomato paste has 3 carbs per tbsp and sugar free ketchup has 1 carb per tbsp.

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This spicy chorizo crack slaw is a low carb keto one pan dinner!


7 thoughts on “My Famous Keto Spicy Chorizo Crack Slaw!”

  1. I make my own chorizo using ground turkey, tastes better than the store-bought pork version and worked perfectly in this recipe.

  2. I made Korean pork tacos last night. The recipe called for putting the meat in tortillas and topping it with slaw mixed with olive oil (boring!). Instead, I mixed the slaw with Siracha mayo and served my pork on top of a pile of it. Oh. My. Goodness. I needed more fat for the day and sliced 1/2 an avocado drizzled with more Siracha mayo. It was so much better than putting it all into tortillas with bland slaw mix.

  3. Ric in Tucson AZ

    Crack slaw, who would have thought this would be so darn good. I don’t care for chorizo but I love hot Italian sausage so I did the substation and it was awesome the spicy the tomato flavor were our of this world. I never would have though this would turn out as good as it did, I would eat this even if I weren’t a keto head. Thank you for your website such a great resource for keto information and recipes.

  4. I am not a big fan of chorizo sausage but love spicy Italian so I did the substitution and it was fabulous, the spicy and the tomato flavor from the reduced sugar catsup I could not get enough. We will be eating this delicious quick and easy meal in our house often. We will be try other variations as well. Will let you know about our success stories.
    Thanks for your web site what an awesome resource for us keto heads.

    1. I am so happy you like it! It is one of my favorites and really, any type of protein can be used to your tastes! Thanks for letting me know! :-)

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