Spanish chicken with beans Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Total Time:

00:50

Prep:

00:15

Cooking:

00:35

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 450 kCal 23%
Fat 22g 31%
  -  Saturates 6g 30%

This Spanish chicken with beans is a one-pot wonder that is ready in under and hour. This family favourite is packed with spicy chorizo, succulent chicken and soft cannellini beans. Perfect for feeding a lot of hungry people.

Ingredients

  • 600g chicken thighs
  • 125g skinned and sliced chorizo
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled and chopped
  • 1tbsp red pesto (or sun-dried tomato paste)
  • 410g can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 300ml hot chicken stock
  • A few thyme sprigs
  • 1tsp smoked paprika

Method

  • To make this chicken thigh recipe, heat olive oil in a deep frying pan. Add the chicken thighs skin-side down, skinned and sliced chorizo and onion. Cook the chicken for 5 mins without turning it over to allow the skin to brown, but stir the onion and chorizo.

  • Turn the chicken over and add the red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks, a large garlic clove, peeled and chopped, red pesto (or sun-dried tomato paste), cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, hot chicken stock and a few thyme sprigs.

  • Sprinkle smoked paprika on top of the chicken. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 25 mins, until chicken is tender.

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Add a few green olives for even more Mediterranean flavour.