All the best Spanish ingredients go together to make this incredibly tasty Spanish stew – olives, chorizo, red wine. What more could you want?
Add a little Spanish guitar and some good Rioja or Sangria and drift off to sunny Spain.
Serves 4 – 6
- 1 large chicken, cut into 8 pieces (get the butcher to do it for you if you don’t fancy it)
- 2 tablespoons plain flour, seasoned with salt and black pepper
- 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
- 1 good sized Chorizo sausage, sliced, skin removed
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 red onion cut into wedges
- 3 peppers (2 red, 1 yellow), sliced, seeds discarded
- 300ml red wine
- Leaves from 1 sprig fresh rosemary
- Leaves from 1 sprig fresh thyme
- 100g mixed black and green olives (without stones)
- Large bunch flatleaf parsley, chopped
- Put the chicken pieces in a large bowl and toss with the seasoned flour.
- Heat the oil in a large pan and place the chicken pieces in skin side down. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the skin is golden. Turn and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.
- Remove the chicken and set aside. Add the Chorizo to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the garlic, red onion, peppers and any remaining flour, toss together well and cook for about 5 minutes.
- Add the wine and simmer rapidly for a few minutes. Turn down the heat and return the chicken and any juices to the pan.
- Add the rosemary and thyme and season. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the sauce is reduced.
- Stir in the olives and flatleaf parsley and simmer for a further 2 minutes.
- Serve with rosemary sautéed potatoes and a good Spanish red wine.
DrinkA good Spanish red wine or some Sangria.
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