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Spanish Chicken and Chorizo Bake

A simple and delicious way to roast chicken... this Spanish chicken is packed with the flavors of chorizo, potatoes, onion and oranges
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Spanish
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 in chicken thighs (bone with skin)
  • 1 lb chorizo sausages sliced into 1" pieces (or crumbled if ground sausages)
  • 1 lb baby red skin potatoes halve the larger ones
  • 1 red onion roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 oranges zested
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Pour the oil in the bottom of a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Rub the skin of the chicken in the oil, season with salt, then turn them skin-side up.
  • Add potatoes and sliced or crumbled chorizo around the chicken.
  • Sprinkle the onion and the oregano over the top, then grate the orange zest over everything.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, baste chicken with pan juices and continue cooking for about 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Squeeze juice of one orange over baking sheet once chicken is finished cooking.
  • Serve and enjoy!