Chicken and Mexican Chorizo

Feast on Chicken and Mexican Chorizo Ragu

Photo and recipe courtesy of BBC Good Food.

Need a new take on how you can cook your chorizo for your next meal time? This recipe is not only savory but it has lots of interesting flavors that go with chicken and Mexican chorizo! Try out this recipe, courtesy of BBC Good Food, for this ultimate summer feast. 

Choose from our Savory Mexican chorizo options for this recipe – Beef ChorizoPork ChorizoChicken Chorizo, and San Luis Chorizo.

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

40 Mins




  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 tsp hot smoked paprika
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 120g cooking Mexican chorizo, chopped
  • 80g sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 600g skinless and boneless chicken thighs
  • jacket potatoes, chopped parsley, and soured cream, to serve (optional)



  • Fry the Mexican chorizo over medium heat in a large saucepan or flameproof casserole dish for 5 mins or until it releases its oil and starts to char at the edges. 
  • Add the onion and fry for 5 mins more or until soft. 
  • Add in the garlic and cook for 2 mins before stirring in the paprika and sundried tomatoes. 
  • Add the chicken thighs and fry for 2 mins on each side until they are well coated in the spices and beginning to brown.
  • Pour in the chopped tomatoes and stock, and turn the heat down. 
  • Cover and cook for 40 mins until the chicken is falling apart and the sauce is thick. Stir the lemon juice through. 
  • Serve by piling spoonfuls of the ragu into hot jacket potatoes with parsley sprinkled over and a dollop of soured cream, if you like.


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