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Try this chicken and chorizo paella recipe for something tasty and wholesome to share with friends.
800g bomba rice
200g fresh cooking chorizo
200g boneless free range chicken thighs, cubed
4 garlic cloves
2 red peppers
100g runner beans
2l chicken stock
Vegetable oil to cook
Olive oil to dress
1. Heat the pan until hot, add some oil* and fry the garlic until golden brown.
2. Fry the chicken, chorizo, peppers, vegetables and spices for 10-15 minutes.
3. Add the hot chicken stock and bring to the boil.
4. Let it boil for just a minute before adding the rice to the pan. Boil for a further five minutes.
5. Reduce the heat and simmer for another 10 minutes.
6. Cover with a kitchen towel for five minutes to set the paella.
7. Use high quality olive oil to add flavour at the end.
*You should never cook over 180 degrees with olive oil, as it loses its flavour, making it a costly and wasteful use of good oil. Use regular vegetable oil instead and then splash on some olive oil at the end to add flavour.