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Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Garlic

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style


This Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Garlic is one perfect dinner specially when matched with sour dough bread to scrape all that flavourful sauce.


  • 6 pcs chicken thighs, bones and skin on
  • 200 g chorizo, sliced
  • 2 large cans (390g each) butter beans, drained
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 medium leeks, sliced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • pinch of saffron
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 whole garlic, minced
  • 4 sprigs thyme plus some for garnishing
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil


  1. In a large skillet add oil then brown chicken thighs on both sides. Once browned remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Add chorizo and cook while stirring for 2 minutes, remove from skillet then set aside.
  3. Add the onions, garlic and leeks then sauté on the leftover oil on the pan.
  4. Add the paprika, saffron, thyme, wine, chicken stock, cayenne, chicken and chorizo. Bring to a boil then simmer covered in low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Add the butter beans then simmer for additional 10 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper then serve.