Member recipe

Cocoa Chilli Chicken

Member recipe by

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 ratings)

Member recipe by

Cooking time

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 40 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Adding chocolate to chilli gives this dish extra depth. Excellent served with wild rice and salad or sourdough bread.

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 4 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 chicken leg portions (cut into thigh and drumstick)
  • Juice and zest of 3 oranges
  • 3 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp dried mulato chillies
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 400g tinned tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp dark muscovado sugar
  • 150g dark chocolate, broken into pieces (South American chocolate is the best)
  • 25g coriander leaves to serve

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas 6/200C

  2. Saute the shallots and garlic in the olive oil in an ovenproof casserole dish, then add the chicken pieces. Brown on all sides. Add the orange juice and zest, fresh and dried chillies, coriander seeds, tinned tomatoes and sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes. Place the lid on top of the casserole dish and place in the oven for 20 minutes.

  3. Remove the dish from the oven. Take out the chicken pieces and stir the chocolate into the sauce. Serve chicken smothered in sauce with plenty of chopped or torn coriander leaves.

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Be the first to comment...We'd love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.