Step 1: 1.(prep)Chop onion finely
Step 2: 2.(prep) chop pepper into medium square(-ish) sized pieced.. aviodig the pith.(white bit)
Step 3: 3.(prep) cut bacon intomedium sized square pieces.
Step 4: 4. (prep) chicken into cube-like pieces.
Step 6: 5. fry onions and bacon in oil
Step 7: (add the optional chilli power if desired)
Step 8: 6. after a couple of mins add chicken and pepper
Step 9: 7. cook for about 5 mins or untill it seems cooked.
Step 10: 8. add tinned tomatoes and about a table spoon of puree.
Step 11: 9. stir for a couple mins.
Step 13: 10. Add stock cube to a jug and add 2 mug fulls of boiling water .. stir untill cube is disolved, and add to risotto.
Step 14: 11. add 2 cups of long grain rice (always add an equal amount of rice to the liquid added). stir.
Step 15: 12. cover and leave to simmer on a low heat (or put in slow cooker) for a couple of hours.
Step 16: 13. the rice cooks and expands in the liquid .. will be softer the longer you leave it.
Step 18: It’s fine to eat alone , or with french bread/ garlic bread.
Step 19: Also it’s really nice to eat cold… leftovers!!!