This appetizer creates a memorable cooking experience for your guests. The flaming chouriço creates a crispy browned skin and savory flavor. Chourico sausage is cured so don’t worry if think you haven’t cooked it long enough. Chourico sausage is cured so don’t worry if think you haven’t cooked it long enough. Serve with fresh crusty bread.
1 Whole Linquica or Chourica Sausage
2 – 4 oz Whole grain – Alcohol (Preferably Portuguese)
1 Cooking Vessel – Assa Chourica Cookware
Long fireplace matches
Wash and dry the Chourica with paper towels. Place 2 oz of Alcohol in the bottom of the dish.
Make a few cuts into the top of the Chourica and place on cooking dish.
Light a match and slowly light the alcohol.
Let the flames cook the Chourica until crispy. *Caution* Do not touch flames
Turn the Chourica over to cook the other side if desired.
If the flames die out before the Chourica is cooked, start the process over!
Remove the Chourica onto a serving plate and serve in slices.
Flaming chourico image credit: golisbon.com