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Pollo con Tomate - Chicken with Tomato

This recipe for Pollo con Tomate has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Fresh, ripe Spanish tomatoes are full of flavour, so this recipe really doesn't need anything else. Serve this dish with rice or pasta as a main meal and any leftovers make a great tapa served with fresh bread.

Ingredients for Chicken with Tomato

4 chicken legs, separated into thighs and drumsticks*
2 kilo fresh tomatoes
2 bay leaves
Sweet paprika
Salt and pepper

* You can use a whole chicken, jointed or chicken breast or wings whatever you prefer

How to make Chicken with Tomato

  • Rub the chicken pieces with salt, pepper and paprika and allow to rest for an hour or so in the fridge.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a large casserole dish and brown the chicken gently.
  • Chop the tomatoes into small chunks and add to the pot along with the bay leaves.
  • Season with salt and bring to the boil. Then lower the heat and cook gently uncovered for about 45 minutes until the sauce has reduced and the chicken is tender.

Pollo con Tomate - Chicken with Tomato

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams