Apple and Chorizo Pilaf Recipe

The smokiness of the chorizo really complements the famous zing of a Pink Lady® apple.  

<h1>Apple and Chorizo Pilaf Recipe</h1>
  • 5-10 mins to prepare

  • 15-20 mins to cook

  • Serves 4


  • 1 - Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 - Onion, sliced
  • 250g - Pack chorizo cooking sausages, sliced
  • 1/2 - Red pepper, finely diced
  • 1/2 - Green pepper, finely diced
  • 1 - Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 - Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 200g - Dried basmati rice
  • 1/2 400g - Can chopped tomatoes
  • 450ml - Chicken stock
  • 1 - Pinch of saffron threads soaked in 1 tbsp boiling water
  • 1 - Pink Lady® apple, cored and diced
  • 1 - Lemon wedges and coriander leaves to serve

Full preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and cook the onion and sausage for 3-4 minutes until beginning to colour and soften. Add peppers, garlic and smoked paprika and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  2. Add the rice, chopped tomatoes, stock, saffron and soaking liquid and bring to the boil. Cover and cook on a very low heat for 10 minutes, without lifting the lid.
  3. Stir in the apple cubes and cover. Take off the heat and leave to stand for 5 minutes. Check seasoning, scatter with coriander and serve with the lemon wedges.

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