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Chorizo jam

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Charcuterie experts from The Real Cure in Dorset share their recipe for chorizo jam

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Makes    2 x 450g jars
  • Dorset Chorizo Picante 450g, cut into pieces
  • White onion 1 large, peeled and finely sliced
  • Garlic 2 cloves, peeled and crushed
  • Muscovado sugar 80g
  • Red wine vinegar 3 tbsp
  • Maple syrup 2 tbsp
  • Espresso 1 shot (optional)
  1. In a large pan, fry the chorizo for 5 minutes until golden and crisp around the edges. Remove the chorizo from the pan, leaving the oil, and set aside.
  2. Add the onion to the pan with the chorizo oil and gently cook for 15 minutes until soft. Stir in the garlic, sugar, vinegar, maple syrup, espresso (if using) and the cooked chorizo. Allow the mixture to simmer gently for 40 minutes until syrupy.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the mixture to cool. Transfer into a food processor and pulse to the desired consistency. Leave to cool before transferring into 2 sterilised jars. The chorizo jam will keep for up to 1 month when stored in the fridge.

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You will need

  • Dorset Chorizo Picante 450g, cut into pieces
  • White onion 1 large, peeled and finely sliced
  • Garlic 2 cloves, peeled and crushed
  • Muscovado sugar 80g
  • Red wine vinegar 3 tbsp
  • Maple syrup 2 tbsp
  • Espresso 1 shot (optional)

Method

  1. In a large pan, fry the chorizo for 5 minutes until golden and crisp around the edges. Remove the chorizo from the pan, leaving the oil, and set aside.
  2. Add the onion to the pan with the chorizo oil and gently cook for 15 minutes until soft. Stir in the garlic, sugar, vinegar, maple syrup, espresso (if using) and the cooked chorizo. Allow the mixture to simmer gently for 40 minutes until syrupy.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the mixture to cool. Transfer into a food processor and pulse to the desired consistency. Leave to cool before transferring into 2 sterilised jars. The chorizo jam will keep for up to 1 month when stored in the fridge.
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  • Dorset Chorizo Picante 450g, cut into pieces
  • White onion 1 large, peeled and finely sliced
  • Garlic 2 cloves, peeled and crushed
  • Muscovado sugar 80g
  • Red wine vinegar 3 tbsp
  • Maple syrup 2 tbsp
  • Espresso 1 shot (optional)
  1. In a large pan, fry the chorizo for 5 minutes until golden and crisp around the edges. Remove the chorizo from the pan, leaving the oil, and set aside.
  2. Add the onion to the pan with the chorizo oil and gently cook for 15 minutes until soft. Stir in the garlic, sugar, vinegar, maple syrup, espresso (if using) and the cooked chorizo. Allow the mixture to simmer gently for 40 minutes until syrupy.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and leave the mixture to cool. Transfer into a food processor and pulse to the desired consistency. Leave to cool before transferring into 2 sterilised jars. The chorizo jam will keep for up to 1 month when stored in the fridge.

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