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    Chicken with Chorizo and Butter Beans

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hrs

    Sackville's Note:

    I just love chorizo. The Spanish sausage has so much flavour and it really makes this chicken dish special. The kind to use in this dish is the raw pork sausage, not the kind that is more like a deli meat.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sprinkle the chicken with the smoked paprika, then heat the oil in a heavy casserole and brown the meat all over.
    2. 2
      Lift out the chicken and add the chorizo to the pan.
    3. 3
      When the oil starts to come out of the chorizo, add the onion and cook over a low heat for about 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add the garlic and a tablespoon of parsley.
    5. 5
      Cover and cook gently for another 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the tomatoes and beans and give it a stir.
    7. 7
      Add a little water if the mixture is a bit thick.
    8. 8
      Return the chicken to the pot, along with the thyme and bayleaf.
    9. 9
      Turn up the heat and bring up to a simmer.
    10. 10
      Lower the heat to its lowest setting, cover the pot and let it bubble away gently for 30 minutes or so.
    11. 11
      Remove the lid and simmer for another 15 minutes, until the sauce is thick and rich.
    12. 12
      Stir in a generous pinch of parsley and serve with warm crusty bread and a salad.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 06, 2003

      45

      This is a great recipe and I'm surprised no one has reviewed it before now. I found it easy to prepare and it tasted very good. I served it with Mean Chef's Basque Potatos (also good) both use smoked paprika which was nice. I used skinless chicken breasts which I cut into large chunks and a can of chopped tomatos from which I drained most of the juice. The only thing I will add next time is a table spoon of tomato paste, more to enhance the colour than the flavour. If you can't get smoked paprika or you don't want so much spice you could subsitute sweet hungarian paprika. I recommend this recipe and will make it again.

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    • on September 15, 2011

      55

      Delicious, very rich flavors. I took ellle's advice and added a few spoons of tomato paste. The depth in flavors was just wonderful. I used almost 2 whole onions because I was trying to use them up, but I browned them in the beginning with chorizo before cooking the chicken. I served this with Mean's Basque Potatoes after I read the suggestion in Eegee's review. My husband and my father in law couldn't put this down and said 5 stars, no question about it! Will make again and again, thanks for posting!

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    • on September 24, 2008

      35

      This was ok, I was not too crazy about it. I definitely ate it, but I don't think I will ever make it again. The list of ingredients looked like I will definitely like it, but somehow I was expecting bigger flavors which I didn't find.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken with Chorizo and Butter Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (314 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 487.7
     
    Calories from Fat 243
    49%
    Total Fat 27.0 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 8.3 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 44.0 mg
    14%
    Sodium 1135.4 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.5 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 10.5 g
    42%
    Sugars 6.4 g
    25%
    Protein 22.6 g
    45%

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