Chorizo a la cider, Asturian recipe
Chorizo a la cider is one of those dishes for which you can buy in any Asturian tavern.
But with this recipe, you will learn how to prepare a cider chorizo at home that will have nothing to envy best kitchens in Asturias.
The recipe for chorizo a la cider
Although this dish is considered Asturian in origin, chorizo a la cider is also very common in Basque cuisine. Well, the truth is that it is already very popular in almost all of Spain.
It is important to get an artisan cider without gas, and also some Asturian chorizos, preferably.
El Laurel it gives an important flavor stroke, and garlic becomes an optional ingredient.
Chorizo a la cider, traditional recipe
With this homemade recipe, we will learn step by step how to prepare a Chorizo with cider.We are just going to peel them and then cut them into very thin slices.
The ideal is to serve chorizo in cider in clay pots, in traditional style, as the photo shows. If we do not have them, we can look for some similar containers.
Advice on the ingredients of chorizo in cider
- We said before: in the case of cider, it must be a product without gas and natural. The ideal would be to get a bottle of Asturian cider, since the flavors of this drink change between the producing regions, and are more or less dry.
- Something similar happens with chorizo; the flavors and the consistency also change. As for cider, the ideal is to have Asturian sausages. In case they do not get Asturian sausages, they can be replaced with semi-dry or fresh sausage.
- The incorporation of garlic is a very personal decision. Many cooks do not use it for their chorizo recipes with cider. Instead, there are some that add a pinch of salt, when starting to prepare the sauce.
- Laurel lovers can add even a fourth leaf of this herb to their preparation.
Other Spanish food recipes that may interest you
If you like traditional Spanish cuisine, I recommend other recipes with chorizo among its ingredients that are equally strong:
- Asturian Fabada: the star dish of Asturias.
- Pot rotten, and do not be afraid of its name, it's a delicacy!
- This abundant dish of chickpeas with chorizo, very easy to make.
- A traditional stew from Madrid.