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Grandad's Chicken and Beans



4 portion(s)

  • 2 chorizo sausages, (about 310 g), cut lengthways into halves and then into 1cm slices
  • 40 g olive oil
  • 600 g skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into strips (about 1 cm x 5 cm)
  • 1 brown onion, (about 140 g) cut into halves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded
  • 1 red capsicum, (150 g) deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 70 g tomato paste
  • 400 g canned chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 can Cannellini Beans, Drained
  • 250 g liquid beef stock (see tips)

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place chorizo and 20g of the oil into mixing bowl and cook 6 min/100°C//speed 1 with measuring cup removed and simmering basket on mixing bowl lid. Set aside.

  2. Place remaining 20g oil and chicken strips into mixing bowl and cook 10min/100°C//. Set aside with the chorizo.    

  3. Place brown onion, garlic clove, long red chilli and red capsicum into mixing bowl and blend 5 sec/speed 10. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula, then repeat blending 5 sec/speed 10.

  4. Add tomato paste, canned tomatoes, salt and pepper and cook 13 min/Varoma/speed 2 with measuring cup removed and simmering basket on mixing bowl lid.

  5. Add cooked chorizo and chicken, cannellini beans and all remaining ingredients and cook 15 min/100°C//with measuring cup removed and simmering basket on mixing bowl lid. Transfer to a ThermoServer and allow to rest of five minutes before serving 



The original recipe (Chicken and Chorizo Stew) was very similar to a recipe my father in law used to cook. My children thought there was nothing better than Grandad's chicken and beans, especially served with fresh sourdough olive bread.

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