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Baked chorizo orzo with hake

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our easy baked orzo with spicy chorizo and flaky hake fillets. This simple but filling one-pot is an impressive midweek meal ready in under an hour, plus it's low in calories too


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  • olive oil 3 tbsp
  • chorizo 100g, finely chopped
  • onion 1, finely chopped
  • garlic 3 cloves, sliced
  • thyme a few springs
  • orzo 250g
  • cider 200ml
  • chicken stock 500ml
  • hake 4 x 175g skinless
  • flat-leaf parsley ½ a small bunch, chopped
  • cider vinegar 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 and heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a shallow 30cm casserole dish. Cook the chorizo for 4-5 minutes or until crisp and the fat has turned a deep red. Turn the heat to low and add the onion, garlic and thyme. Cook for 10 minutes until the onion is soft, then tip in the orzo and toss until every grain is coated in the oil. Stir in the cider, stock and some seasoning, and bring to the boil. Put into the oven for 10 minutes, then remove and nestle in the hake fillets. Bake for another 15 minutes until the orzo and hake are cooked.

  • Step 2

    Mix together the parsley, cider vinegar, remaining 2 tbsp of oil and some seasoning, and spoon over the fish and orzo to serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 507
  • Fat 20.9g
  • Saturates 5g
  • Carbs 28.1g
  • Sugars 4.7g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Protein 46.9g
  • Salt 1.7g