Chicken and chorizo with roasted Mediterranean veg

Chicken and chorizo with roasted Mediterranean veg


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About this recipe: This dish is full of flavours and very quick and simple to make. Takes about 30 minutes to cook in total.

DanHazJam Lancashire, England, UK

Serves: 2 

  • 2 large skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 1 ring (about 200g) spicy chorizo, sliced thickly
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced thickly
  • 1 pack small cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper, sliced thickly
  • 1 green pepper, sliced thickly
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced thickly
  • 1 whole head garlic, broken into cloves (skin on)
  • 1 lemon
  • olive oil to drizzle
  • sea salt and coarse black pepper, to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / 180 C fan / Gas 6.
  2. Place the chicken fillets on large baking tray and add the chorizo, onion, tomatoes, peppers all scattered about with the garlic, leaving garlic cloves in skins (garlic will be discarded once cooked).
  3. Half the lemon and squeeze juice all over chicken and veg and then drizzle olive oil all over. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink in the centre and the vegetables are tender. Discard the garlic cloves and serve.


Serve with spicy wedges, couscous and side salad accompanied by salsa and soured cream.

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