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Recipe: Chicken & Chorizo

Chicken and Chorizo Paella

Ingredients (Serves 4)

2 small onion diced

3 cloves of garlic crushed

1 teaspoon of turmeric

1 red pepper deseeded and cut into strips

1 teaspoon of paprika

300 g of paella rice

2 stock cubes/stock pots

2 tomatoes chopped

 1 lemon (Juice only)

100g of chorizo sliced into small pieces

3-4 chicken breasts sliced into small pieces

Olive oil

Salt and black pepper



  1. Prepare all the vegetables (chop tomato and onion, peel and crush garlic, Remove core of pepper and slice thinly) and slice chicken into small pieces.
  2. Make stock, combine 600mls boiling water with stock cubes/pots)
  3. Heat oil in a large pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes until soft. Add the pepper, tomato, paprika and turmeric. Continue to cook for a further 3-4 minutes, then stir in the rice. Make sure to coat the rice in the oil and juices.
  4. Pour in the stock over the rice. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, part covered, until the rice in tender (about ten minutes) adding a splash of water if the rice is drying out.
  5. In a separate pan fry the chorizo and chicken in a little olive oil and set aside.
  6. To serve stir in the chorizo, chicken and lemon juice and pile onto a serving plate.