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What do you Need to Know About Najma’s Chorizo?

Spanish Turkey Chorizo Nov 17

Who doesn’t love a nice bit of spicy sausage?

That’s exactly what you get when you buy Najma Food’s Chorizo. There’s a lot of meat to go around with this product, which makes it perfect for everything from sandwiches through to Tapas.

But what do you really need to know about our Chorizo?

Here are a few things to know before you buy.

It’s Not Pork

Traditional Spanish Chorizo is made using pork.

Of course, we specialise in creating halal chilled meat products, which means pork is definitely out of the question.

So, what do we use instead?

Turkey, of course.

This versatile bird has proven to be a great replacement for a host of turkey products. And best of all, you’re eating a white meat, which means you don’t have to worry about having too much red meat in your diet.

Our turkey Chorizo really packs a punch when it comes to its protein content too, which is another thing that separates it from the pork crowd.

It’s Pre-Cooked

Chorizo can come in both pre-cooked and pre-cured varieties, with the latter requiring you to take extra special care of the meat before you serve it.

At Najma, we prioritise convenience, which is why we’ve handled all of the cooking for you. Just pull the Chorizo out of the package and it’s ready to serve in whatever way you want.

You can even cook it again if you want.

Just a quick note, though. Once opened, it’s recommended that you eat it all within two days. Once exposed to air, your cooked Chorizo will slowly start to go off.

Get it eaten quickly and you won’t have any issues.

Chorizo’s Great With Eggs

These days, we often see Chorizo as a sandwich meat or a great ingredient for a Tapas plate.

But in its native Spain, Chorizo is a popular breakfast dish that’s often served alongside eggs. Trust us…you have to try it.

You get a nice blast of spice with the more savoury taste of your eggs. The two complement each other perfectly.

Try dicing your Chorizo into chunks and mixing it into some scrambled eggs. Or what about a Chorizo omelette? There are so many choices available to you that you really can’t go wrong.

Just try it! You’ll be happy that you did.

It’s a Low-Carb Option

We’re not going to go as far as to say that Chorizo is a health food. It does have a fairly high fat content, though these are the healthy fats that your body needs.

However, we will say that our Chorizo is ideal if you’re on a low-carb diet. In fact, the entire 230g stick only contains 1.9g of carbs. And best of all, only 1g of those carbs sugar.

That’s an almost non-existent amount, which makes Chorizo a great choice if you’re on the Keto diet.

So, what are you waiting for?

Head to our store locator to find out where you can find our halal chilled Chorizo!