Chicken chorizo slices are delicious and flavourful cured-matured meat derivative that offers a unique twist on the traditional chorizo sausage. It is crafted using a careful process of preparation, incorporating high-quality chicken meat, paprika, and a blend of other spices to create a distinctive taste profile. Chicken chorizo slices is made by finely grinding chicken meat and combining it with a carefully balanced mixture of paprika and other spices. The resulting meat mixture is then stuffed into a collagen casing, which is obtained from the skin of bovine cattle. This casing gives the chorizo its characteristic cylindrical shape. The end result is a chicken chorizo with a vibrant reddish colour, a tantalizing aroma, and a deliciously spicy and savoury taste. The combination of the paprika and spices infuses the chicken meat with a smoky, slightly tangy, and robust flavour that sets it apart from other sausages.
- During the curing process, the chicken chorizo is pressed to create a firm texture and to allow the flavours to meld together. The chorizo is then aged or matured, allowing it to develop a complex and robust flavour profile. The curing process also enhances the preservation of the meat, ensuring a longer shelf life while intensifying the taste.
- The texture of chicken chorizo slices is usually tender and slightly crumbly, making them perfect for a variety of culinary applications. They can be thinly sliced and cooked in a skillet, on a grill, or in the oven until they acquire a beautiful golden-brown colour. The cooking process further intensifies the delightful combination of spices and results in a rich, savoury taste that complements a wide range of dishes.
- Chicken chorizo is a versatile ingredient that can be used in various culinary applications. It can be sliced and enjoyed on its own as a flavourful appetizer or incorporated into a wide range of dishes. From paella and pasta to soups, stews, and sandwiches, chicken chorizo adds a depth of flavour that enhances the overall taste experience.
Chicken meat (82%), chicken fat (9%), paprika, salt, dextrin, spices, dextrose, sugar, chicken protein, vegetable fibre, stabilizers (E-451, E452) , Antioxidants (E-301, E-331), Preservatives (E-250, E-202, E235), colouring (E-120) and inedible collagen casing.
Nutritional Information per 100g
Energy (kJ): 1467
Energy (kcal): 349
Protein (g): 29
Carbohydrate (g): 8.8
of which sugars (g): 2.5
Fat (g): 22
of which saturates (g): 7.6
Salt (g): 4.8
Lactose Free: Yes
Suitable for Vegetarians: No
Suitable for Vegan: No
Gluten Free: Yes
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