Chorizo Pilaf

This dish is quick, easy and very economical as well as tasting delicious.  You can add tomatoes, mushrooms and/or capsicum to add flavour and more variety.  Another great recipe from  Serves 4.

Chorizo pilaf

Super Food Ideas – October 2004 , Page 60

Recipe by Emma Braz

Photography by John Paul Urizar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 chorizo sausages, sliced
  • 2 brown onions, halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 4 cups Maggi Real Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook chorizo for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onions. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add garlic, chilli, paprika and cumin. Cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring, or until soft.
  3. Stir in rice. Add stock and chorizo. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir through parsley, and salt and pepper. Serve.

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