Spanish Chicken Basque
Try this superbly delicious and spicy chicken food with a hint of paprika.
Chef Pankaj Bhadouria's Spanish Chicken Basque recipe

- European


- 4

Cooking Time

-40-50 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 3 to 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 7 to 8 chicken pieces
  • salt
  • black pepper powder
  • 3 chicken sausages
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 7 to 8 sundried tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp thyme dried
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 cup coaked brown rice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 orange
  • ½ cup black olives sliced
  • salt
  • black pepper powder
  • finely chopped parsley leaves


  1. 1

    Cut the onion red bell pepper and yellow bell pepper into strips.
  2. 2

    Take the chicken pieces and season with salt and black pepper powder.
  3. 3

    Heat olive oil in a deep pot and lightly sear the seasoned chicken pieces.
  4. 4

    Set aside in a bowl.
  5. 5

    Add sliced onions and sliced bell peppers to the same pan.
  6. 6

    Cut the chicken sausages into pieces and add it to the pot.
  7. 7

    Add the chopped garlic, sun dried tomatoes, finely chopped tomatoes, dried thyme, tomato puree, soaked brown rice, salt, black pepper, paprika, white wine, chicken stock and the chicken pieces.
  8. 8

    Mix well.
  9. 9

    Cut the orange into wedges and add it to the pan.
  10. 10

    Add the sliced black olives and the finely chopped parsley leaves and mix.
  11. 11

    Cover with a tight fitting lid and cook on a low flame for 40 minutes.
  12. 12

    Put off the flame and rest the chicken basque for 10 minutes.
  13. 13

    Serve hot in a bowl.
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Pankaj Bhadouria, transforms ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. Winner of MasterChef India Season 1, this school-teacher turned food show host has become a household name with her straightforward demeanour and, uncomplicated and simple recipes. Her shows on LF have helped aspiring cooks gain confidence in the kitchen.

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