Baked Chicken with Chorizo Recipe

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serves: 6
Skill: easy

Nutrition per portion

Calories 420 kCal 21%
Fat 22g 31%
  -  Saturates 7g 35%


  • a little oil, for frying
  • 12 boneless chicken thighs, seasoned
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 250g (9oz) cooking chorizo, sliced
  • 2 red peppers, halved, deseeded and cut into small chunks
  • 1tbsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 2tbsp tomato purée
  • 150ml (¼pt) dry sherry
  • 300ml (½pt) chicken stock
  • handful pitted black olives


  • Heat the oven to 180C, 160C fan, 350F, gas 4. Heat 1tbsp oil in a frying pan, and, in batches, fry the chicken thighs on both sides until golden.

  • Fry the onions until softened, add the chorizo and peppers, and fry for 3 minutes. Add the paprika, tomato purée, sherry and stock, bring to the boil then reduce to a gentle simmer for 10 minutes. Put into a large dish, spacing the chicken out in 1 layer. Bake for 1 hour, adding the olives 10 minutes before the end.

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