asted stuffed chicken with chorizo and beans

Stuffed Roast Chicken with Beans and Chorizo

Bold, spicy, and flavorful this Gordon Ramsay stuffed roast chicken with beans and chorizo is amazing for a small adult get together or date night in meal. 
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, roast chicken, stuffed chicken
Servings: 4
Author: Neyssa

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspon of olive oil
  • 6 oz of ground chorizo or 1/4 pound of ground beef
  • 1/4 cup of homemade sofrito
  • ½ onion diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • 14 oz of cannelini beans drained
  • 7 sprigs of thyme divided
  • 4-6 pounds of whole chicken
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of your favorite white wine
  • 1 cup of water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large pan over medium high heat, warm 1 teaspoon of oil and add chorizo, sofrito, and onions to the pan. Cook 4-5 minutes, or until chorizo is cooked through.
  • Next, add in garlic, tomatoes, beans and 3 sprigs of thyme (whole or remove stems), and salt and pepper to taste. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes. Add the juice of half a lemon. Remove from heat.
  • Take a large chicken, pat it dry with paper towels. Moisten the chicken with remaining olive oil and season with salt, pepper, paprika, and oregano.
  • Stuff the cavity of chicken with chorizo and bean mixture (there may be mixture left over, put to the side to serve). When bean mixture is in, add the other lemon half, open side facing in, and tie legs closed together with kitchen twine.
  • Place chicken, breast side up on a baking rack, in a baking dish. Add wine and water to the pan, cover with aluminum foil and bake for a hour.
  • After an hour, remove foil, continue baking for a half hour or until chicken juices run clear and chicken is fully cooked.
  • Serve.
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