Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 50 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

A Family favourite. One that can be made in advance. Great for an informal dinner party

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Joint chicken and season well ( you can use just chicken breasts if you feel flush ).
  2. Cut the onion and red pepper ( remove pith etc.) into strips the same size.
  3. Drain / dry and cut sun dried tomatoes into 1cm pieces.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a flameproof casserole dish ( with lid ). Add the chicken and brown all over. Take out and drain on kitchen paper.
  5. Add onions and peppers and brown - about 5 minutes.( More oil may be needed.).
  6. Add chopped garlic chorizo and sun dried tomatoes. Cook for about 1 minute until garlic is golden and the meat has changed colour slightly.
  7. Add rice - stir until grains have been coated in the oil.
  8. Add the stock, wine, tomato puree and cayenne pepper.
  9. Heat until a gentle simmer is achieved. Place chicken pieces on the top ( the rice should be submerged in the liquid.), sprinkle on the herbs and scatter the olives and orange wedges. Cover and cook on the gentlest possible heat for 50-60 minutes - or until the rice is cooked through.
  10. This meal can be prepared in advance up to Stage 9.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

This recipe is from Delia Smith's Summer Collection Recipes. I bought the book just for this one recipe in 1990, and have been making many times for family and company, a nice tasty satisfying recipe. ( Delia puts in 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika in place of the cayenne. Otherwards everything else is exact)

andypandy May 06, 2009

This was exactly what I was looking for! Brown rice, flavor, and spice! I added a bit more cayenne pepper because I like it spicy. It also looked so beautiful too!

Jill Patrice February 08, 2007

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