Chorizo Al Vino (Chorizo in Red Wine)

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 10 mins

Tapas recipe from Ryland Peter's Tapas: Delicious little dishes from Spain.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat half the olive oil in a large, nonstick skillet until very hot.
  2. Cut the chorizo inot 1/2 inch rounds.
  3. Add half the chorizo and fry on both sides for 1 minute each. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep hot.
  4. Add the remaining oil and remaining chorizo and cook as stated above.
  5. Add the wine and thyme to the pan and swirl to dissolve the sediment. NOTE: if using kielbasa, add 2 t of paprika to the pan as well. Cook gently to thicken and reduce the sauce.
  6. Pour the sauce over the hot chorizo, sprinkle with pepper and serve with chunks of torn bread for dipping.
Most Helpful

Very unique and tasty tapas. Perfect with a robust red wine or hearty beer. Seemed a little one dimensional, but in conjunction with other appetizers would probably hold its own. Pretty, tasty, extravagant with toasted bread. Bread is a MUST here.

Vicki in CT January 17, 2010