Chorizo is probably one of Spain’s best know products, it’s a paprika-spiced sausage used in many stews.
“Chorizo a la sidra” is typical tapa from Asturias in the north of Spain, where sider is a very popular beverage (alcoholic drink produced by the fermentation of apples juice). it’s a very easy dish with simple ingredients but the cider gives the chorizo a different and peculiar taste when slow cooked that could actually surprise you! Give it a try!
Chorizo a la sidra
- 1 chorizo
- 2 glasses of dry hard apple cider
- 1 tbsp of olive oil
- 1 small bay leaf
- Chose a hot or mild raw chorizo. Slice it.
- Pour the oil in a frying pan and heat on medium.
- Add the chorizo, fry until the chorizo slices are lightly browned on all sides.
- Add the cider and the bay leaf. Boil on slow heat for 15 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
- Serve warm in a clay casserole,chorizo a la sidra may be served at room temperature too.