This could satisfy an army of fussy food critics. This is a 9/10 and keeps really well overnight. Requiures some prep but is well worth it


  • 4Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1L Chicken Stock
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 3/4 Cups Arborio Rice
  • 1 Chorizo Sausage
  • 200g Mushrooms Sliced
  • 4 Bacon Rashes
  • 300g Chicken Breast
  • 3/4 Cup Frozen Peas / Corn
  • 100g Grated Parmesan
  • 1 Cup Baby Spinach


  1. Heat chicken stock in medium pot
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot, cook onion and garlic until soft being careful not to brown.
  3. Once the onions become clear add the rice and mix really well
  4. Add pre-heated stock one cup at a time until fully absorbed
  5. Brown chicken, bacon, mushroom and chorizo in a large pan
  6. When chicken is just cooked combine with rice in the large pan
  7. Add spinach, butter and parmesan and stir for 5 minutes.