To use Marca El Rey Chorizo, peel the sausage casings off the chorizo and grind it or slice according to preference. Since it is precooked, the chorizo can be heated in the microwave or pan fried, enjoyed it by itself or mixed into a baked dish.
A popular dish made with Marca El Rey Chorizo is a meat lover's fried rice featuring spam, bacon and chorizo. Begin by cooking 6 cups of rice and scrambling 5 eggs. Peel the sausage casings off 4 chorizo links, microwave for one minute to remove some of the fat, and chop into small pieces. Fry and crumble a package of bacon. Brown 1 can of spam and add 1 diced onion and 1 tablespoon of minced garlic, as well as 1 teaspoon of dashida seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, to the pan. Add the chorizo and bacon to the pan and stir.
Add the rice to the meat mixture. Follow suit with the cooked eggs. Slice 5 green onions and add them to the pan. Cook the mixture for a few minutes, and then serve warm.
Chorizo is dense, spicy sausage that comes precooked with garlic, paprika, oregano, pepper and sugar. It is a mixture of 50 percent beef and 30 percent pork; the remaining 20 percent is composed of pork fat. The meat and fat are ground together, and salt, phosphate, curing salt and the aforementioned spices are added. Chorizo is chilled for two days and placed in 4-inch sausage casings. It is dried at temperatures between 110 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit in an industrial oven for four hours, and then it is frozen or canned.