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Easy Spanish rice with chorizo

Need a quick and easy dinner? This Easy Spanish Rice with Chorizo will be a hit with the whole family.

You can make this super speedy meal if you prepare the rice beforehand and then reheat it so it’s steaming before you cook the rest. Why not make a double batch and freeze individual serves to use for lunches on busy days?

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Easy Spanish Rice with Chorizo
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup brown rice uncooked
  • 1 chorizo sausage chopped
  • 1/2 brown onion diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels fresh or tinned
  • 1/2 red capsicum diced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley
  • 2 wedges fresh lime
Course Main Dish
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup brown rice uncooked
  • 1 chorizo sausage chopped
  • 1/2 brown onion diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels fresh or tinned
  • 1/2 red capsicum diced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley
  • 2 wedges fresh lime
Instructions
  1. Cook brown rice according to packet instructions or reheat already cooked rice until piping hot.
  2. Place a non-stick fry pan over a medium heat and cook chorizo slices on both sides for approximately 3 minutes until edges are crisp. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add onion to the pan and cook for 2 minutes or until it starts to turn golden. Add tomatoes, vegetables and paprika. Toss to combine and cook for 3 minutes or until vegetables are lightly tender.
  4. Add cooked rice and return chorizo to the pan. Toss together and garnish with parsley.
  5. Arrange on serving plate with a wedge of lime per serve.
Recipe Notes

409 calories per serve

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