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Fried Chorizo in Garlic

This recipe for Fried Chorizo in Garlic has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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The Spanish chorizo lends itself to all kinds of dishes. Chorizo is one of those versatile cured sausages which is good on its own and can also be used in recipes; chorizo braises well, is good for kebabs and great fried up. In this recipe we have a simple combination of chorizo and garlic lightly fried in olive oil. Delicious Spanish tapas for the summer and ready in under 2 minutes.

Ingredients for Fried Chorizo in Garlic

2 Chorizo sausages (150g)
2 Garlic cloves
Olive oil
Crusty bread

How to make Fried Chorizo in Garlic

  • Take 2 chorizo sausages and slice thinly into 8 – 10 segments each.
  • Peel the garlic cloves and cut into 8 – 10 slices each.
  • Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the chorizo for 1 minute.
  • Add the sliced garlic and fry with the chorizo pieces for a further 2 minutes or until the garlic begins to turn golden brown.
  • Remove the ingredients from the pan and lay to rest on a sheet of kitchen towel.
  • Serve in small tapas bowls along with salad or peppered tomatoes.
  • Retain the infused olive oil and use for further cooking or enjoy with fresh crusty bread.

Makes 6 tapas

Fried Chorizo in Garlic

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