Recipes & Pairings

Whole Roasted Pacifico Striped Bass w. Verdejo

There is nothing we love more at Pacifico than seeing our beautiful fish served whole. The skin is especially delicious served crispy as the meat turns out moist and juicy. For ease of serving, score the fish on the diagonal making three slices per fish on each side. That way once cooked, you will be […]

Chipotle Coffee Crusted Lamb Rack

Due to its location inside of Castilla y Leon – the breadbasket of Spain, Ribera del Duero’s culinary heritage is vast and varied. Lamb and anything off the grill play a vital role in many of the area’s famous preparations. Some of our best memories of visits to Ribera are all about impromptu vineyard bbq’s with lamb grilled over vine cuttings. In fact, Lechazo (roasted suckling lamb) from the region has its own protected designation […]

Mojo Verde Sandwiches

Simplicity and pristine ingredients are important elements in many of Spain’s most famous dishes, and we love how this concept is carried through in Chef April’s mojo verde sandwich. It’s the perfect marriage of sophistication and simplicity. Get the best bread you can find –it’s the secret to a memorable sandwich. If you don’t have […]

General Chin’s Chicken

Chopped Champion and Chef, Lanny Chin brings us a perfect Rueda pairing with his very own General Chin’s Chicken. We love the addition of sambol (also referred to as sambal oelek), it reminds us of relaxed meals in Indonesia. Mixed with honey and fresh lime juice, it creates the ideal spicy and sweet combination. A […]

Queso & Birria Tacos

This tasty recipe (and ultimate comfort dish!) from Chef Rosana Rivera was chosen as one of the grand prize winners of the RyR Pairing Challenge with Chef’s Roll. Based in Tampa and the winner of season 22 of Beat Bobby Flay, Chef Rosana Rivera developed this delicious dish as a custom pairing to highlight the […]

Seared Scallops with Nantua sauce, Fennel, Escabeche and Manchego

Chef Joseph Martinez, Chef de Cuisine at Silo Terrance Oyster Bar in San Antonio, Texas created this mouthwatering scallop recipe as a custom pairing for crisp Rueda Verdejo wines. It’s so delicious that he beat out dozens of competitors to become one of the grand prize winners in our nationwide Chef’s Roll RyR Pairing Challenge. […]

Mushroom, Bacon + Pumpkin Rice Bowl

With rice as your base, your flavor builds are endless! In this recipe, crispy bacon, earthy mushrooms and pumpkin adds a savory twist to your traditional grain. Serve as a side dish or add some protein for a filling grain bowl. Enjoy with a glass of Ribera Tempranillo bit a bit of aging to complement […]

Croquetas de Pollo con Cúrcuma (Turmeric Chicken Croquettes)

Hello bite-sized pillows of delight! Crispy on the outside, soft and creamy on the inside, these Chicken Croquettes will be your new go-to appetizer or side dish for all gatherings. For the true Spanish experience, pour yourself a glass of a younger, fruit-forward Ribera Tempranillo,  that is easy on the oak. You could also serve […]

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