Pollo con Calabacín y FrijolesBy tapasonlineChicken with courgette, beans and sobrasada - chicken thighs are traditional, but if you don't like bones, you can use boneless thighs or chicken fillet. The recipe uses butterbeans, but almost any bean can be used as an alternative variation.Chistorra con Pimientos del PiquilloBy tapasonlineChistorra sausage with piquillo peppers - piquillo peppers normally come in tins, but if they are not available, you can substitute a red pepper, roasted and peeled.Chistorra con PatatasBy tapasonlineChistorra sausage with potatoes and egg - this dish is similar to the classic patatas con chorizo, except for the addition of the egg. If you are making a few dishes, the chistorra and potatoes will sit happily in the bottom of the oven and the eggs can be added just before service.Chistorra a la SidraBy tapasonlineChistorra sausage cooked in cider - chorizo, especially mini chorizos, may be substituted for the chistorra in this simple, but tasty dish. It should really be made with Spanish cider from Asturias, but any dry cider will be fine.Chistorra al Pedro XiménezBy tapasonlineChistorra sausage with Pedro Ximénez sherry - a very quick and simple dish, but the flavour is sensational. I normally suggest using cheap cooking sherry, but for this you need the real thing. The aroma when the sherry hits the pan is nothing short of sublime.Carrilleras en JerezBy tapasonlinePork cheeks in sherry with Manchego mashed potatoes - pork cheeks are a surprisingly tasty offcut of meat when cooked for a long time. If you can manage to get hold of some Spanish Ibérico pork cheeks, you will taste the difference. There is no need to use expensive sherry - a fortified wine suitable for cooking will be fine. The mashed potatoes are optional, but do make a lovely accompaniment to the sauce.Alitas de PolloBy tapasonlineSpicy chicken wings - Chicken wings make a tasty and very inexpensive dish. Serve three or four as an individual tapa or place a bowlful on the table for people to dig in - they are great for party food. You can, of course, adjust the seasonings to make them more or less spicy.Rabo de ToroBy tapasonlineOxtail stew - Also known as Rabo de Buey and Cola de Toro, this Andalusian recipe was originally made with the tails of fighting bulls after the corrida. Now most restaurants, of course, use oxtail. It is a dish which requires a lot of patience, but with the end result it is amply rewarded.Huevos al Horno con Patatas y ChorizoBy tapasonlineBaked eggs with potato and chorizo - If you don't have a cast-iron skillet, you can cook the potato and chorizo in a frying pan and then transfer it to an oven-proof dish before adding the eggs. When the eggs are cooked, the dish needs to be served, but the potato and chorizo mixture can be made in advance.
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