Nettle and Chorizo Tapas

Another winning recipe from Nicola, these nettle and chorizo tapas were absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to try them again!


  • 200g of blanched nettles
  • 50g chorizo
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Chicken stock
  • Chilli flakes
  • Crushed black pepper
  • White wine

How to make the nettle and chorizo tapas

  • Fry the chorizo until it is golden brown and then remove from the heat
  • In a separate pan, blanch the nettles for 4 to 5 minutes and then thoroughly squeeze out the water
  • Fry the onion until it is translucent
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute
  • Add the nettles, chilli flakes and black pepper and fry for a further 3 minutes
  • Add a small amount of stock, wait for the nettles to absorb it and then add more
  • Add a couple slugs of white wine
  • Add the chorizo

nettle and chorizo tapas

This is one of the fantastic dishes that we cook on our 1 day foraging courseYou can see loads of photos from the day, as well as from all of our courses, on our Facebook page.

About Gary

Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

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