Chorizo Grilled Mushrooms


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    As an Appetizer
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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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Mushroom caps grilled with chorizo, garlic, and olive oil are a popular Spanish tapa—so popular, in fact, that there’s a tapas bar in Madrid, the Mesón del Champiñón, that serves this and only this dish. The Mesón stands in a row of tapas bars—each with its own specialty—built directly into the retaining wall of the Plaza Mayor. It should be noted that the Mesón cooks its mushroom caps on a plancha (griddle), but grilling produces a more interesting flavor. It’s also a lot more fun b