Saucy chakalaka chicken


Just add potatoes or sweet potatoes to the chicken and simmer until done. Saucy chakalaka chicken 2 SERVES 4 Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 30 min

  • 4-6 chicken pieces (with or without skin)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 15 ml (1 T) oil
  • 1 can (410 g) chakalaka
  • 1 can (410 g) chopped tomatoes
  • 125 ml (½ c) oil


  • 250 ml (1 c) full-cream plain yoghurt
  • 10 g fresh coriander, finely chopped


  • 1 red onion, sliced into rings
  • ½ cucumber, diced 

1 Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a saucepan and brown the chicken all over.

2 Add the chakalaka, tomatoes and water. Simmer until the chicken is done and season with salt and pepper.

3 Herb yoghurt Mix the ingredients.

4 To serve Serve the chicken with the herb yoghurt, red onion and cucumber.

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