Enjoy these delicious recipes from a new cookbook by chef Mogau Seshoene – aka The Lazy Makoti – for a relaxed dinner or weekend of entertaining, sport-watching and braaiing.
SPATCHCOCKED PERI-PERI CHICKEN
This flavourful chicken is perfect to serve at your next dinner party.
TIP Put the chicken on a baking sheet and roast for 45-50 minutes or until cooked through – the juices should run clear when a knife is inserted into the thigh.
ONE-POT CHICKEN AND RICE
The easiest, most delicious chicken and rice dish you’ve ever tasted! Don’t worry if you don’t have a cast-iron pot – just transfer the rice to an oven-safe dish for baking.
TIP Garnish with parsley.
This recipe is a popular American dish and is requested often on social media. It’s made with a variety of seafood and lots of butter, although I’ve reduced the butter in this version. Feel free to use any seafood that’s available.
TIP Add the seafood and veggies to the sauce. Toss to coat well.
Indulge loved ones with this delicious South African recipe.
TIP Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
PIGS IN A BLANKET WITH MONKEY-GLAND SAUCE
Monkey gland sauce is a South African staple.
TIP Serve the pastries warm with the sauce.
AMARULA ICE-CREAM COCKTAIL
Surprise your guests with these delicious ice-cream cocktails – they’ll love it!
TIP Divide between two cocktail glasses and garnish with grated chocolate.
THIS IS AN EDITED EXTRACT FROM HOSTING WITH THE LAZY MAKOTI: A CELEBRATION OF FOOD BY MOGAU SESHOENE. DISTRIBUTED BY JONATHAN BALL PUBLISHERS. PICTURES: DONNA LEWIS (FOOD) & KATLEGO MOKUBYANE (COVER). PRICE: R350. PRICE CORRECT AT THE TIME OF GOING TO PRINT AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.