Chicken Chorizo (Pollo Con Chorizo)

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“The star ingredient here is chorizo, a sausage I encountered in Spain and which gives this dish a wonderful flavour. It's not spicy as such, but full of flavour. Available from most supermarkets nowadays. Try for a unique experience”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season the chicken liberally with paprika.
  2. Brown the chicken in a pan using the olive oil.
  3. Remove the chicken.
  4. Meanwhile chop the chorizo into pieces and add to the pan. (Some peel the 'skin' off, but this is optional. Don't boil the chorizo! Fry it).
  5. Add and fry the onions with the chorizo; The juices from the chorizo will blend with the onion.
  6. Add the garlic and continue to cook lightly for a few minutes.
  7. Add the tomatoes, laurel, sherry, brandy and everything else, including the chicken.
  8. Cook on the hob or in the oven for another hour, stirring if appropriate. (Or put in the slow cooker for a few hours).
  9. Serve with boiled potatoes. Peas are a good accompaniment.

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