Microwave chicken and chorizo jambalaya

Microwave chicken and chorizo jambalaya

You don't need a hob to make this delicious spicy rice recipe. You can cook the whole dish in the microwave.

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  • 200ml/7fl oz boiling water
  • 200g tin chopped tomatoes
  • ½ onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 celery stick , roughly chopped
  • ½ green pepper, seeds removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, grated or crushed
  • ½ tsp hot sauce (optional)
  • 2 tsp tomato purée
  • 1½ tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 125g/4½oz easy-cook long grain rice
  • 50g/1¾oz cooking chorizo, skinned and roughly chopped
  • 2 boneless chicken thighs, skin removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh parsley