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Servings 4
Calories 103 kcal
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 1 tbsp any oil
  • 150 g finely chopped cooking chorizo
  • 4 large skinless chicken thighs, each cut into 6 small pieces
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 225 g long grain rice
  • 600 ml boiling water
  • 2 x chicken Oxo cubes
  • 6 frozen spinach pellets
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

For the Dressing

  • 4 tbsp roughly chopped parsley
  • 75 mls extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp any vinegar
  • 2 ripe fresh tomatoes, cut in halves, seeds squeezed out

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 220C gas 6.
  • Heat the oil in a large ovenproof pan, add the chorizo and cook for a couple of minutes to release a little oil. Then add the chicken pieces and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the onions and garlic and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the rice, stir well, then add the water, and sprinkle over the stock cubes.
  • Season well, then bring to a boil, stirring well.
  • Place the six frozen spinach pellets onto the top of the rice and gently push down to sit in the liquid.
  • Cover the pan with a tight-fitting lid or foil, and cook in the oven for 14-16 minutes or until the rice is tender.
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and leaves to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, blitz with a stick blender the parsley, extra virgin olive oil, mustard and vine tomatoes until smooth.
  • Just before serving, spoon over half the dressing and JUST fold through.
  • Serve in 4 deep bowls, then spoon over the remainder of the dressing evenly.
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Nutrition Facts
Chicken Chorizo & Spinach Pilaff
Amount per Serving
Calories
103
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
2
g
3
%
Saturated Fat
 
0.3
g
2
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
0.2
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
25
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
280
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
19
g
6
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
190
IU
4
%
Vitamin C
 
24
mg
29
%
Calcium
 
48
mg
5
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword chicken, chorizo, rice, spinach
Course Latest from This Morning, Main Course, Vegetables
Cuisine British, ITV This Morning, Winter
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