Chicken and Sausage Rice Pilaf

This one pot Spanish inspired dinner delivers a fast and easy dinner solution that the whole family will love.

Tip: Add frozen peas to pilaf in last 5 minutes of cooking.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg (7 oz) Casbah® Spanish Pilaf
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 2 raw chorizo sausages, cut into 2-inch chunks (about 8 oz)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large saucepan or high sided skillet set over medium heat. Cook chicken and sausage for 5 minutes or starts to brown all over.
  2. Stir in onion, pepper and smoked paprika. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables start to soften. Stir in 2 1/4 cup water; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and seasoning mix. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook 20 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let sit 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato. Fluff with fork and stir in parsley.

Chicken and Sausage Rice Pilaf