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Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad

This recipe for Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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If you enjoy seafood and have a passion for Spanish chorizo then this simple healthy salad is a real Mediterranean treat. Packed with flavours from Spain the chorizo compliments the calamari with a mild spiciness topped with extra virgin olive oil - a light and healthy summer salad.

Ingredients for Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad

3 Large whole squid
1 Good bunch baby spinach leaves
150g Sliced chorizo sausage
Extra virgin olive oil

How to make Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad

  • Wash and clean the spinach leaves and place in a large bowl or cazuela.
  • Clean the squid, remove the heads and cut the body into large squares score the meat to create a nice cris - cross effect for presentation.
  • Thinly slice two chorizos.
  • Fry the squid and chorizo in olive oil for 5 - 6 minutes.
  • Place over the spinach leaves.
  • Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams