Chicken & Chorizo Ragu 😋

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Inspiration is not something that willingly visits the lazy”Peter Tchaikovsky 

 

This dish is perfect for leading in to another Race week as there are huge amounts of Protein in the Chicken and the Chorizo, important for ensuring my cramp from Inter-Counties stays away and muscles recover.

Also, the low GI content of this and low sugar means ill be able to train hard in next couple days at same intensity because low sugar diets help us as Athletes able to recover quicker.

When you have so many races back to back in such a short space of time like last few weeks, sugar content and intake is vitally important for enabling quicker recovery and ability to keep performing at the same high standards.

Rice is very rich in Carbs, perfect for leading up to Sunday.

This serves 3 so roughly half the ingredients for one.

 

120g cooking chorizo chopped ( 299 Calories, 20.7gFat, 2.1gCarbs, 25.9g Protein)

1 red onion, chopped ( 6 Calories, 0g Fat, 1.4g Carbs, 0.1g Protein)

2 garlic cloves, grated ( 4 Calories, 0g Fat, 1g Carbs, 0.2g Protein)

1 tsp hot smoked paprika ( 6.5 Calories, 0.3g Fat, 1.2g Carbs, 0.3g Protein)

80g sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped ( 45 Calories, 3g Fat, 3g Carbs, 1g Protein)

600g skinless and boneless chicken thighs ( 161 Calories, 9.8g Fat, 0g Carbs, 18.3g Protein)

400g can chopped tomatoes ( 68 Calories, 0.4g Fat, 12g Carbs, 4g Protein)

100ml chicken stock ( 9 Calories, 0.1g Fat, 1.5g Carbs, 0.4g Protein)

 

 

1) Fry the Chorizo until it releases its oils and juices and until it begins to slightly char.

2) Add 1 Red Onion and 2 cloves of garlic and continue frying for 5 more minutes until Onion and Garlic soft.

3) Add Chopped Cherry Tomatoes and 2 tsp of Paprika

4) Add Chicken Thighs (boneless and Chopped) in to Wok and fry with everything until Chicken browns and mixes in with spices and until not far off cooked.

5) Add tin Chopped Tomatoes and 100ml of Chicken Stock and simmer for 40 minutes until sauce thickens.

6) Serve with Rice

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