Chicken and chorizo one pot

chicken and chorizo one pot recipe, easy family food from Daisies and Pie

A totally tasty combination of chorizo, chicken and chickpeas mingle together in this Spanish inspired one pot. This delicious and easy dish will soon become a family favourite.

Juicy paprika spiked chorizo sausages are quickly fried off in a large casserole dish, freshly chopped onions and lots of garlic are added along with chicken thighs, tomatoes and herbs. The dish is finished with chickpeas and handfuls of fresh spinach.

A lovely warming winter meal. Delicious served with buttered gnocchi or fluffy rice or if you’re feeling lazy just some nice crusty bread.

Chicken and chorizo one pot

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Yield: Serves 6

Chicken and chorizo one pot

Scrumptious Spanish style chicken and chorizo one pot - this tasty family meal is a winter warmer to add to your meal plan.


  • 6 chorizo cooking sausages
  • 6-8 chicken thighs - skinless (you can buy boneless too if you prefer)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tins of tomatoes and half a tin of water.
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 large glass of red wine
  • 1 tin of chickpeas
  • 4 handfuls of fresh spinach - roughly chopped.
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. Heat the oven to 180C
  2. Add a splash of olive oil to a large hob safe casserole dish. Add the chorizo sausages and cook for 5 minutes so they colour the olive oil with paprika.
  3. Add the onions and garlic and soften slightly.
  4. Tip in the chicken thighs and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the tinned tomatoes,water, wine, oregano and chilli flakes.
  6. Bring pan to the boil then transfer to the oven and cook for 1 hour.
  7. Remove from the oven and add the chickpeas - return to the oven for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and add the chopped spinach - stir the spinach through the casserole - it'll just wilt in the heat it doesn't need any extra cooking.


Tasty served with buttered gnocchi or fluffy rice.

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Make it your way:

  • Don’t like chick peas – add butter beans or cannellini beans instead.
  • Can’t find chorizo sausages – use ordinary pork sausages maybe with added garlic or chilli
  • Fancy a bit more heat – add a tsp or two of hot smoked paprika.
  • No fresh spinach – add frozen.

For more easy family food ideas – head over to our meal planning section.

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