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Spanish and Chicken Rice - LBS57

Try out this delicious combination of chicken and rice with the Spanish touch of chorizo sausage.


Total Time: 50 Minutes

Yields: 4 servings

You will need:

Lamb Brand Long grain rice, 2 cups

 Lamb Brand Plain flour, 1/4 cup

Lamb Brand table Salt, to taste

Lamb Brand ground black pepper, to taste

Chicken thigh cutlets, 750g (cut each piece in half along the bone)

Olive oil, 2 tbsp. 

Chorizo, 150g (cut into thin rounds)

Onion, 1 (halved & sliced crossways)

Garlic, 2 cloves, sliced

Red Bell Peppers, (sliced crossways)

Bay leaves, 2 (fresh)

Paprika, 1 tbsp. 

Diced tomatoes, 400g 

Chicken stock, 800 ml

Frozen peas, 1/2 cup

Saffron Strands, Pinch

All you have to do is:

1.Place the chicken pieces in a zip lock bag with the flour, season with salt and pepper. Seal the bag and shake to coat the chicken pieces evenly. Shake off any excess flour.

2.Heat the olive oil in a 30cm large heavy based saucepan over a high heat. 

3.Cook the chicken pieces skin side down for 2–3 minutes or until golden brown.

4.Turn the chicken and cook the other side for 1 minute. Transfer the chicken to a plate.

5.Reduce heat to medium, cook the chorizo sausage over the heat for 2-3 minutes or until crisp. Transfer the chorizo to a plate. Discard all but 1 tablespoon of oil from the pan.

6.Cook the onion, garlic and capsicum in the reserved oil for 3 minutes or until it softens. 

7.Add the bay leaves, paprika and saffron stir over the heat. 

8.Add the tomatoes and chicken stock, cover and bring to the boil.

9.Add the rice, simmer uncovered for 8 minutes. 

10.Add the chicken and chorizo and season to taste. 

11.Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. 

12.Remove the saucepan from the heat, add the peas, cover and set aside to steam in its own heat for 10 minutes