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Lamb, Roasted Shallot and Chorizo Skewers with Rioja Vinaigrette

1 bottle Rioja wine
1/4 cup red vinegar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 head garlic, peeled and crushed
1 cup olive oil
4 rosemary sprigs
2 pound lamb loin, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 pound chorizo, sliced 1/4-inch thick
16 small shallots, roasted
8 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 2 hours


In a medium stainless steel saucepan reduce the wine to 1/4 cup. Place the syrup in a blender and add the vinegar, mustard, and honey and blend until combined. With the motor running slowly add the olive oil and blend until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper to taste. In a large bowl, combine the garlic, olive oil, rosemary and lamb and marinate for 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator. Prepare the grill. Thread the lamb cubes, chorizo and roasted shallots on the skewers and season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side for mediumrare doneness. Arrange on platter and drizzle with vinaigrette.

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