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Chorizo Braised in Red Wine

This recipe for Chorizo Braised in Red Wine has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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The Spanish chorizo, a highly versatile sausage that comes in many forms, chorizo extra, chorizo duro, chorizo picante, "fire" chorizo . . . The chorizo makes ideal tapas and can also add a real Spanish twist to an abundance of recipes. Here we have something very tasty and very simple - spicy chorizo braised in red wine.

Chorizo Braised in Red WineIngredients for Chorizo Braised in Red Wine

6 Cured chorizo sausages
1 Bottle of red wine (such as Rioja)
5 Garlic cloves (crushed)
Handful of oregano
Tablespoon of lemon zest
Black pepper

How to make Chorizo Braised in Red Wine

  • Place all of the ingredients in a large terracotta cazuela.
  • Pour in the wine so that the chorizo sausages are half to two thirds submerged.
  • Bring to boil then reduce the heat and simmer.
  • Turn over the chorizos and continue to cook for 12 - 15 minutes.
  • Once cooked, cut the chorizo into segments and place on cocktail sticks ready to serve.

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Makes 10 - 12 tapas

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