Chorizo Poached in Black Lager

The first AleMeals Tapas Tuesday recipe is a spicy and rich chorizo sausage poached in 1554 Black Lager from New Belgium. Tapas are classic Spanish little bites or appetizers that have aided tavern patrons for centuries with the growls in their stomachs. This tapas is a variation of the classic chorizo poached in red wine…wine? This is AleMeals bring on the beer.

Chorizo Poached in Black Lager

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Chorizo Poached in Black Lager

Chorizo tapas on the plate

Ingredients

  • 3 links chorizo sausage, sliced
  • 12 oz. 1554 Black Lager
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add chorizo to olive oil in saute pan at medium-high heat
  2. Once the sausage is browned, add onions, carrots, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper
  3. After the onions are soft, add the black lager, and reduced heat to low
  4. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally
  5. Serve.

Sliced chorizo - ready for the pan
Sliced chorizo – ready for the pan
Poaching for one hour over low heat
Poaching for one hour over low heat
Chorizo tapas on the plate
Chorizo tapas on the plate

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