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Chicken & Chorizo Paella

A classic Spanish favourite, this chicken and chorizo dish doesn't reply on hours of cooking or even Paella rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Chicken, Paella, Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 520 kcal


  • 2 breasts Chicken diced
  • 6 slices Chorizo chopped
  • ½ Green Pepper
  • 6 Plum Tomatoes
  • 4 Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 packet Microwave Brown Rice
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Cream Cheese
  • Fresh Coriander
  • 30 ml Water
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Olives and Lemon Wedge to garnish


  1. 1. Heat a pan on medium heat then add the oil, add in chicken breasts, chorizo, chilli flakes and garlic powder. Allow chicken to brown for around 5-8 minutes, stirring frequently so it doesn’t stick

  2. 2. Add the peppers and stir in the ketchup and a splash of water 

  3. 3. Heat your rice in the microwave for 1 minute and then transfer it into the pan, add another splash of water and the tomato puree and stir (continue stirring for another 2-4 minutes)

  4. 4. Then the coriander and plum tomatoes and stir until tomatoes slightly soften

  5. 5. Finally, stir in the cream cheese until melted and season (1-2 minutes) then serve with olives and lemon to garnish. ¡Provecho!

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