Chorizo Butter

17.06.19 Recipes

Chorizo Butter with Portuguese Chilli Chorizo.

Indulge yourself this winter with some decadent Chorizo butter. Using our Chilli Portuguese Chorizo and good quality salted butter. Spread on toast for a delicious hearty accompaniment to soup or bacon & eggs, melt over a steak or mix through a risotto.

Makes 2 cups, Active Time: 15 minutes, Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 twin pack Portuguese Chilli Chorizo remove casing and finely dice.
  • 500g Salted Butter
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika


  1. Put the softened butter in a bowl.
  2. In a pan, lightly grill chorizo over moderate heat until the fat starts to render, about 2 minutes. Scrape the chorizo and fat into the butter. Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and parsley and use a fork to mix together well. Season with salt, if desired, and serve.
  3. The chorizo-lemon butter can be refrigerated for up to 5 days. Bring to room temperature before serving.

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