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Chicken And Chorizo Skewers

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Looking for a super easy Christmas canapés recipe try out our Chicken And Chorizo Skewers with Manchego cheese!

The Christmas party food season is upon us!

And if you’re looking to make your own Christmas canapés then our Chicken and Chorizo Skewers are super easy to make, taste amazing and look really pretty too!

You can make them ahead of time and just leave them chilling in the fridge until you’re ready to bring them out.

chicken and chorizo skewers with Manchego cheese. Served on a black slate serving platter scattered with fresh rocket leaves.

Chicken And Chorizo Skewers Ingredients

  • 300g chicken breast fillets – cut into bitesized pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried mixed Italian herbs
  • 22 slices of chorizo

Equipment Needed

  • Meat chopping board
  • Sharp knife for chopping meat
  • Chopping board
  • Cheese knife
  • Frying pan
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • 22 cocktail sticks

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How To Make Chicken And Chorizo Skewers

You’re going to just love this quick and easy chorizo recipe!

chicken and chorizo skewers with Manchego cheese on cocktail sticks served on a black slate platter scattered with fresh rocket leaves.

Step One – Cook The Chicken

  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and toss in the chicken and dried herbs. Season with salt and pepper to suit.
  • Stir fry briskly for around 8-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through properly with no pink remaining.
  • Then set the cooked chicken aside to cool.

Step Two – Thread The Skewers

  • Once the chicken has cooled thread it onto the cocktail stick alongside a slice of chorizo folded and cube of Manchego cheese.

Step Three – Arrange On A Platter

  • Arrange the chicken and chorizo skewers onto a serving platter. I like to decorate the platter using fresh rocket leaves or basil.

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Chicken And Chorizo Skewers – Recipe Variations To Try

  • Switch the chicken for king prawns.
  • Use mozzarella, feta or halloumi instead of Manchego.
  • Add some spice with a pinch of dried chilli flakes when frying the chicken

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How To Serve Chicken And Chorizo Skewers

You can serve this lovely, easy Christmas canapés recipe in any of the following ways

  • Serve as nibbles at parties, alongside a glass of fizz.

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Yield: Makes 22

Chicken And Chorizo Skewers

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Super easy Christmas canapes recipe that's deliciously tasty.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 300g chicken breast fillets - cut into bitesized pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried Italian mixed herbs
  • 22 slices chorizo
  • 150g Manchego cheese - cubed

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and toss in the chicken and dried herbs. Season with salt and pepper to suit.
  2. Stir fry briskly for around 8-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through properly with no pink remaining.
  3. Then set the cooked chicken aside to cool.
  4. Once the chicken has cooled thread it onto the cocktail stick alongside a slice of chorizo folded and cube of Manchego cheese.
  5. Arrange the chicken and chorizo skewers onto a serving platter. I like to decorate the platter using fresh rocket leaves or basil.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

22

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 389mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 13g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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