How to make South Africa Chakalaka and Chakalaka chicken

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This hearty CHAKALAKA CHICKEN is saucy, delicious and goes a long way. Serve with your favourite savoury rice and chips or alternatively, pita bread and salad.

How to make South Africa Chakalaka and Chakalaka chicken


  • Author: Hung Dao
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 mins

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This hearty CHAKALAKA CHICKEN is saucy, delicious and goes a long way. Serve with your favourite savoury rice and chips or alternatively, pita bread and salad.

This hearty CHAKALAKA CHICKEN is saucy, delicious and goes a long way. Serve with your favourite savoury rice and chips or alternatively, pita bread and salad.


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Ingredients

  • 1 TSP of Salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • Chicken Parts
  • Garlic
  • Mexican chili
  • Black pepper
  • Carrot
  • Baked beans
  • Onion
  • Tomato seed
  • Green pepper
  • Curry powder
  • Optional
    • Parsley
    • Coriander

Instructions

PREPARATION

  1. Wash the chicken and your veggies.
  2. Grate the carrot and put it in a bowl.
  3. Add 1 TSP of salt, 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds (these
  4. seeds are usually used for Indian based dishes, but it works for this
  5. dish as well), Mexican chili spice, and bio spice. Also, some black
  6. pepper and garlic to taste
  7. You can use any spice for this recipe; it all depends on
  8. you. Many people use these spices because they love the flavor with
  9. the chicken.
  10. Mix all the spices together with the chicken. Make sure it
  11. is marinated perfectly. Let it chop and marinate for a few minutes.
  12. Dice the onion, tomato, and green pepper. (Be mindful of
  13. the knife).
  14. Make sure you wash all your vegetables before you chop
  15. them up.
  16. You can use either one or two onions and tomatoes for
  17. this recipe.
  18. (You can use a green, red, or yellow pepper or all of
  19. them for this recipe just for a bit of color).

COOKING

  1. Place the chicken into a hot pan with oil.
  2. Make sure that the pan is nice and hot.
  3. Turn the chicken pieces around and make sure both sides

of the chicken get brown.

  1. Note: The chicken shouldn’t stay too long into this pan. It

should be at least 5 to 10 minutes just until that golden brown color.

  1. Bring down and leave to cool.
  2. Add the diced onions to a hot pan.
  3. Let the onion simmer for about a minute
  4. Don’t let them cook too much to retain its crunchiness.
  5. Then, add your green pepper, tomato, and fresh red chili.

You can use any chili with this recipe.

  1. Make sure you mix everything together.
  2. Add the grated carrots to the onion mix and stir everything

well together.

  1. Make sure this mixture is not too fatty.
  2. Let the carrots simmer and then add your baked beans to

the carrot mix and a quarter of a teaspoon of tomato paste.

  1. Mix everything together. Add a little bit of chugga-lugga

spice and some curry powder and water and mitt itself.

  1. Place the chicken in an oven tray and add the mix on top

of the chicken. Make sure you’ve got all of it for that amazing taste.

  1. Place the chicken in a preheated oven of 180 degrees for

20 to 25 minutes

  1. Place in a plate and add parsley or coriander to garnish

your dish.

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  • Cuisine: South Africa, African

Nutrition

  • Calories: 215
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Sodium: 468 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g

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