Recipe: Tasty Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad

Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad.

Recipe: Tasty Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad

You can have Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad using 10 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad

  1. It’s 1 cup of easy cook brown rice.
  2. Prepare 1/2 cup of small green lentils.
  3. You need 1 of chicken stock cube.
  4. Prepare 1 of 6″ piece of chorizo, chopped.
  5. It’s 1 of onion, sliced.
  6. Prepare 2 clove of of garlic, crushed.
  7. You need 1 tbsp of mild curry powder.
  8. Prepare 1 tbsp of EVOO.
  9. You need 1 pinch of salt and black pepper.
  10. You need 2 of handfuls baby spinach leaves (optional).

Curried Brown Rice, Lentil & Chorizo Salad step by step

  1. Put a large pot of water on to boil, crumbling a chicken stock cube in the water.
  2. Rinse the rice and lentils in a sieve.
  3. Put them into the water and bring to the boil, then cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, put the chorizo in a dry skillet and fry until it's crispy and the smoky, orange oil coats the pan.
  5. Scoop out the chorizo to a bowl and add the onion to the skillet.
  6. Fry the onion for 5 minutes until soft and browned, then add the garlic and cook for a further minute.
  7. Add the curry powder to the onion and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Cook for another minute or two.
  8. Drain the rice and lentils then mix them into the onion mixture, along with the chorizo, olive oil and spinach leaves (if using…you can wilt/cook them by keeping the skillet on the heat for 30 seconds or so).
  9. Stir everything together then transfer to a bowl, allow to cool slightly before covering with plastic wrap and refrigerating for at least two hours.
  10. Serve cold..

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