Pan-Fried Shetland Kale with Chorizo

Course: Main
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • Shetland kale or savoy cabbage - 1/2 head (shredded)
  • Chorizo - 100 grams (cut into small cubes)
  • Sage - 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • Spring onions - 1/4 cup (chopped)
  • Garlic - 2 cloves (sliced)
  • Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt and pepper -


  1. Fry the chorizo and garlic in the olive oil on low heat. Cook until the chorizo begins to release its fat and colours the oil. Add the sage and spring onions and season.
  2. Turn the temperature up slightly and then add the cabbage. Cook for a few minutes giving the cabbage time to warm through and begin to cook.
  3. Add the water and cover the pot with a lid allowing the cabbage to steam until soft.
  4. Serve with crusty bread or as a side dish.

This recipe also works well with brussel sprouts.