Saffron Tv: Spanish Style Chicken



Spanish style chicken

Spanish style chicken

Spanish Style Chicken



12 Tender and Tasty chicken pieces, thighs and drumsticks

Seasoned Salt

Flour, to dust chicken

Sunflower oil, to seal chicken pieces


50ml Spar sunflower oil or light olive oil

1 cinnamon stick

1 bay leaf

5ml cumin seeds

2 onions, finely chopped

Salt to season

1 large chorizo sausage, sliced

4 cloves garlic, crushed

15ml Safinter smoked paprika

2 x 400g tins Spar tomatoes, chopped

300ml white wine or stock

300ml chicken stock


2 x 400g tins Spar lentils, drained

Handful of black olives


Fresh coriander, chopped


Spanish Style Chicken

Spanish Style Chicken

Here’s how:


Lightly season the chicken pieces and dust with flour and shake off excess.

Heat a pan on medium and brown the pieces skin side down.

Remove once the chicken is golden brown and place in a casserole.


Heat the sunflower oil

Add the cinnamon stick and bay leaf.

Fry for a few seconds until fragrant.

Add the cumin seeds and when they splutter, add the chopped onion.

Add salt and sauté onion until light golden brown.

Add the chorizo and sauté until fragrant.

Stir the crushed garlic in and fry for a few seconds.

Next add the Smoked Paprika and sauté for 3 – 5 seconds.

Add the tomatoes, white wine and stock.

Pour this mixture over the chicken pieces and cover with foil.

Bake in a preheated oven for 35 minutes.

Remove the casserole from the oven and add the drained lentils and olives.


Bake for 10  – 15 minutes or until the juices run clear when the meat is pierced with a skewer.

Garnish with fresh coriander.


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