Chistorra is a Chorizo typical of the Basque Country in Spain. Delicious smoky sausage perfect for grilling, breakfast, or Paella. Authentic Chistorra Chorizo Basque Style. The sausage is flavored with garlic, salt, and paprika, which gives it a bright-red color. It is usually baked, fried, or grilled and often accompanies other dishes, sometimes as part of tapas. Traditional ways of eating it are with a wine sauce reduction, or as a sandwich filling a croissant, in the manner of an American hot dog the locals call "pregnant croissant"