Home > Food > Recipes > Chicken with Chorizo

Sign up for free newsletters packed with parenting advice, family activities, recipes, and more.

Register here or current subscribers, enter email address below:

Chicken with Chorizo

Categories: Spicy
Type: Main Dishes

Inspired by Spanish cuisine, this is sure to become a favorite chicken dish

Prep Time: prep 10 mins

Cooking Time: cook 1 hr 10 mins

Serves: makes 4 servings


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 chicken legs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 9oz ( 250g) smoked chorizo, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large zucchini, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • one 14.5oz ( 411g) can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 / 4 cup dry sherry
Chicken with Chorizo photo

Save Recipe

Add to shopping list

Please sign in to save recipes or create shopping lists.

Sign In

Not registered? Join now!


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Heat the oil in a large flameproof casserole over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, about 6 minutes, until browned; remove.
  2. Add the chorizo to the casserole and cook, stirring often, for about 3 minutes; remove. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the onion. Cook, about 5 minutes, or until softened. Add the coriander and stir for 1 minute. Add the peppers, zucchini, garlic, and thyme, and cook about 5 minutes, or until the peppers begin to soften.
  3. Add the tomatoes, stock, and sherry and bring to a boil. Return the chicken and chorizo to the casserole, cover, and bake 40 minutes, or until the chicken is tender.
  • prep 10 mins; cook 1 hr 10 mins


Spicy Chicken Casserole: Add 9oz (250g) chopped new potatoes with the onion. In step 3, add a pinch of dried chile flakes.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
Buy this book now!

Sign-Up Now!

Sign up to save recipes or create shopping lists online.

Already registered? Login here

register now


Cooking Tips

Loading the player...

More Videos:

© 2000-2016  Sandbox Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved.