Chicken and chorizo bites recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 2mins to prepare and 10mins to cook, plus 3mins for cooling
  • 793 calories / serving
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Preheat the grill to hot. Cut each bread slice into 6 small squares, about 4cm (1.6in) in size. Toast under the grill for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side until golden. Remove and leave to to cool.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the chorizo and chicken pieces for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 2 minutes until the chorizo is lightly charred and the chicken is cooked through, with no pink showing. Season generously, add the lemon juice and cool slightly. Stir in the parsley and peppers, and chill until needed.

To serve, spread a little houmous on top of each toast square, then spoon the chorizo and chicken mixture on top. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 800g thick sliced white bread
  • 250ml olive oil
  • 1 cooking chorizo sausage, finely diced
  • 200g (7oz) skinned and boned chicken thighs, cut into very small chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 35g fresh curled parsley
  • 50g (2oz) roasted red peppers, very finely chopped
  • 2tbsp houmous
  • Energy 3315kj 793kcal 40%
  • Fat 50g 71%
  • Saturates 9g 45%
  • Sugars 5g 6%
  • Salt 2.2g 37%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 68.1g Protein 21.9g Fibre 3.5g

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