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Grilled Chorizo de Pamplona Skewers Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pound Chorizo de Pamplona, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds
- 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1 red onion, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

Special equipment needed:
- Grill or grill pan

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

3. Thread the Chorizo de Pamplona, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and red onion onto the skewers, alternating between each ingredient.

4. Brush the skewers with the olive oil mixture.

5. Grill the skewers for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the Chorizo de Pamplona is cooked through and the vegetables are slightly charred.

6. Serve hot with additional olive oil mixture on the side.

- Time:
Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Cooking time: 10 minutes
- Grill or grill pan set to medium-high heat
Serving size:
- 4 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 480
- Fat: 38g
- Carbohydrates: 9g
- Protein: 24g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Chorizo de Pamplona can be substituted with any other type of cured sausage
- Red and green bell peppers can be substituted with any other type of bell pepper
- Red onion can be substituted with any other type of onion

- Add cherry tomatoes or mushrooms to the skewers for additional flavor and texture
- Serve the skewers with a side of rice or a salad for a complete meal

Tips and tricks:
- Soak the wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling to prevent them from burning
- Brush the skewers with the olive oil mixture before and during grilling to keep them moist and flavorful

Storage instructions:
- Leftover skewers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat the skewers in the microwave or on the grill until heated through

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the skewers on a platter with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of fresh herbs

- Fresh parsley or cilantro

- Serve with a glass of red wine or a cold beer

Suggested side dishes:
- Rice pilaf
- Grilled vegetables
- Mixed green salad

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the Chorizo de Pamplona is not cooked through, continue grilling for an additional 2-3 minutes

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the Chorizo de Pamplona is cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F to ensure it is safe to eat

Food history:
- Chorizo de Pamplona is a type of cured sausage that originated in the Navarra region of Spain

Flavor profiles:
- Smoky, spicy, and savory

Serving suggestions:
- Serve as an appetizer or as a main course

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Region: Spanish

Taste: Spicy, Smoky, Savory, Tangy, Aromatic