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Chicken and Chorizo Rice

Chicken and Chorizo Rice

with roasted tomatoes and bell pepper

This Iberian-inspired rice is full of savoury flavours. Softened bell peppers, bursting cherry tomatoes, succulent chicken, and spicy chorizo all fight for top billing in this jam-packed and delicious dish.

Tags:
Under 650 calories
Allergens:
Milk
Mustard
Soya
Total Time40 minutes
Cooking Time30 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

Serving amount

1 unit(s)

Bell Pepper

2 unit(s)

Garlic

125 grams

Cherry Tomatoes

5 grams

Parsley

1 unit(s)

Lemon

100 grams

Chorizo

(Contains Milk)

2 sachet(s)

Paprika

(Contains Mustard)

150 grams

Rice

1 sachet(s)

Chicken Stock

260 grams

Diced Chicken Breast

1 sachet(s)

Worcester Sauce

(Contains Soya)

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Oil

to taste

Water

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kJ)2698 kJ
Energy (kcal)645 kcal
Fat17.5 g
of which saturates5.9 g
Carbohydrate76.6 g
of which sugars10.4 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Protein48.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt3.89 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Grater
Baking Sheet with Baking Paper
Pan with Lid

Instructions

Get Prepped
1
  • Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.
  • Halve the pepper and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips.
  • Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
  • Halve the tomatoes. Halve the lemon.
  • Roughly chop the parsley (stalks and all).
Roast the Veg
2
  • Pop the pepper onto a lined baking tray and drizzle with oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  • Roast on the top shelf of your oven until charred and soft, 15-20 mins.
  • When the pepper has been cooking for 5 mins, add the tomatoes to the tray and pop back into the oven for the remaining time, 10-15 mins.
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and cover to keep warm.
Fry the Chicken and Chorizo
3
  • While the veg roasts, place a large pan over high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once hot, add the diced chicken and chorizo. IMPORTANT: Wash hands after handling raw meat.
  • Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Fry until browned, 4-6 mins. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

TIP: Notice a stronger smell from your chicken? Don’t worry, this is normal due to packaging we use to keep it fresh. It will still taste delicious once cooked!

Add the Rice
4
  • Add the Worcester sauce, garlic and paprika to the pan and cook for 1 min.
  • Stir in the rice and cook for 1 min more.
  • Pour in 500ml water (double for 4p) along with the stock powder.
  • Cover with a lid and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 mins.
Finishing Touches
5
  • Once cooked, remove from the heat and set aside (still covered) for another 10 mins. IMPORTANT: Chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
  • Once ready, fluff up the rice with a fork.
  • Add the roasted pepper and tomatoes to the pan. 
  • Stir through lemon juice to taste and half the parsley.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

TIP: Add a splash of water if you feel it's too dry.

Garnish and Serve
6
  • Finish with a sprinkling of the remaining parsley.
  • Cut any remaining lemon into wedges and serve on the side.
  • Place the pan on the table and allow everyone to help themselves.
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