Chilli Lime Chicken With Chorizo Rice (Gluten-Free)

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Hope you are enjoying the last days of summer. It is almost time to start planning back to school simple to prepare meals. One of my favourite gluten-free chicken dinners is made in one skillet, so there is less time spent in the kitchen cleaning up. In this recipe, the rice is well flavoured with herbs, spices, lime and chorizo, then topped with tasty crispy chili lime chicken. An easy gluten-free dinner the entire family will enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken thighs, skin on and bone in
  • 1 tsp. GF paprika
  • 1 tsp. Pure sea salt
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 yellow or red bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 gluten-free uncooked chorizo sausages, sliced to 1/2-inch wide pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups GF long grain rice (please note, not all rice is gluten-free)
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh lime juice, plus some lime slices
  • Garnish: chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges
  • Instructions

  • In a small bowl mix chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, cumin and salt
  • Season chicken with half the seasoning and set aside
  • Heat coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 5 minutes per side. Transfer chicken onto a plate and set aside
  • Using the same skillet, add onions and peppers and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add chorizo and stir-fry until no longer pink, about 3 minutes
  • Add rice, remaining spices, chicken stock, parsley and lime juice. Bring to boil and remove from the heat. Top with chicken pieces skin facing up and some lime slices. Bake at 375 F for 20 minutes
  • Serve with fresh cilantro and squeezed lime juice


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