Chicken with chorizo recipe

Chicken with chorizo recipe


  • 800g chicken breasts
  • 100g of beef chorizo
  • 2onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 50ml of olive oil
  • 150 ml of water or white wine
  • 150g of peeled tomatoes 
  • 1 branch of thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon of maizena/cornflour 
  • 150ml of chicken broth
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • 1- Peel the onion and garlic and cut into small cubes. Cut the chicken breasts in dices about 2 to 3 cm. They must not be too small.
  • 2- Wash thyme and bay leaf. 
  • 3- Peel the carrot, wash it and cut it into small dices. It is important that they are small or they will still be firm at the end of cooking
  • 4- Cut the chorizo into slices. 
  • 5- Pour the olive oil in a casserole. When it is hot, sweat the onion and garlic mixture for 5 minutes.
  • 6- Then moisten with water or white wine, bring to a boil and add chicken dices, tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, carrot, chorizo and cornflour diluted in chicken broth. 
  • 7- Reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes. Keep an eye on the amount of liquid, if you see that it goes down too quickly, cover up.
  • 8- Taste and rectify the seasoning if necessary (broth and chorizo are already seasoned, it may not be necessary). 
  • 9- Serve immediately with small potatoes, rice or even cannellini beans.

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