Spanish chicken stew recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 25 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 444 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Heat the oil in a large pot with lid. Cook the chicken thighs for 5 minutes on each side. Remove from the pot. Thickly slice the chorizo, then cook it for a couple of minutes until starting to brown, then tip in the onion and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes.

Add the wine (if using) and simmer until nearly boiled away. Tip in the tomatoes and beans, 200ml (7fl oz) water and season. Return the meat to the pot and add the thyme.

Simmer for 30-35 minutes with lid on (top the stew up with water if it looks like it’s becoming dry) until cooked. Cut into a thick chunk of chicken to check that it is cooked through.

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This recipe is perfect for making in large batches and freezing to use at a later date.

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  • Ingredients

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 125g (4oz) chorizo
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 100ml (3½fl oz) dry white wine (optional)
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 400g tin cannellini beans, washed and drained
  • 1 sprig thyme
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  • Energy 1846kj 444kcal 22%
  • Fat 30.6g 44%
  • Saturates 10.7g 54%
  • Sugars 4.2g 5%
  • Salt 0.7g 12%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.7g Protein 31.5g Fibre 4.1g


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