Make The Most Of Your Valentines Day On Tour

Valentines Day Caravan Paella

Chicken and Chorizo Paella

Cooking a delicious meal for you and your loved one is a rewarding task but have you ever tried whipping up a storm in your caravan? With Valentines Day upon us we're calling all you Coachman cooks and Bailey bakers are you cooking up a romantic meal in your caravan on Wednesday? 

We know space is at a premium when you’re on tour, so you’ve got to be smart about what you pack and try not to be too ambitious - but lets not let that ruin your Valentines plans. Always take a few staple ingredients, which you know will be easy to assemble into quick and easy meals that will leave you with minimal washing up – and more time to enjoy a glass of wine (or two!!).

Cooking in the confines of your caravan doesn't have to mean beans on toast for Valentines Day. Its time to get more ambitious, make a mean liguine in your Lunar or a tasty spaghetti in your Sprite! 

Stuck for ideas to cook for your other half? Try our chicken and chorizo paella recipe for a scrumptious one pot meal – ideal for a Valentines Day on the road!

Ingredients:

  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 100g chorizo
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • Olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 350g paella rice

Method

  1. Chop chicken, peppers, onion, garlic and chorizo.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or paella pan.
  3. Fry the chicken until browned. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  4. Fry the slices of chorizo in the pan until crisp.
  5. Add the onion to the pan, and cook gently until soft
  6. Add the garlic and fry for a further 2–3 minutes
  7. Add the red peppers and smoked paprika, cook for another 2–3 minutes.
  8. Add cooked chicken pieces to the pan and pour in the stock and tomato puree. Simmer gently for 20–25 minutes until the chicken is tender.
  9. Add the rice and simmer on a low heat for around 30 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is cooked.

It’s as easy as that! A one pot meal that your valentines will love.