Chicken with rice and chouriço

Chicken with rice and chouriço on a bowl

If you like chicken with rice and want to give a special touch to your recipe, try this version with chouriço, it has a divine flavor and more appealing. Dare yourself!​

Chicken with rice and chouriço on a bowl

Category: Chicken, Meat, Quick & easy, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:5 m
Cook Time:30 m
Total Time:35 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 800 grams (1 3/4 pounds) chicken breast
  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) rice
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) Portuguese chouriço
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Cut the chicken breasts into pieces. Peel the skin off of the chouriço and cut into slices.
  2. In a saucepan, put the olive oil, the chopped onion, the chopped garlic, the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces, the chouriço, the bay leaf and the chicken. Season with salt, pepper and oregano, stir with a spoon and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Then, add the rice and season with a little more salt. Stir, pour the water (enough water to completely cover the mixture) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and serve.
Chicken with rice and chouriço
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 803
Total Fat 35 g(54%)
Saturated Fat 9 g(45%)
Cholesterol 172 mg(57%)
Sodium 505 mg(21%)
Total Carbohydrate 56 g(19%)
Protein 61.5 g

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