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    Aromatic farm-style braised chicken: Traditional family deliciousness

    South Africans love food and we build whole cultures around it. We celebrate and share food of all kinds and during winter, we still come together for hearty comfort food that makes everybody feel warm and cozy. An aromatic farm-style braised chicken dish is exactly what you need to make yourself feel better. The aromatic gravy ads some medium spice which warms your heart and topped on your choice of samp and beans, some dumplings or pap.

    Aromatic farm-style braised chicken suggestions

    You’re welcome to seer and brown the chicken pieces before removing them and adding the onion and other ingredients. Add some frozen veggies to add more goodness and if you’re feeling a bit spicy, add some fresh chilis or chili flakes. It’s the perfect family meal for cold evenings during the week or a relaxing weekend meal. You’re welcome to spice things up as much as you want as this recipe is a great base to work from.

    Looking for heartwarming meals for your family during the cold evenings? Our aromatic farm-style braised chicken is the family meal you need right now.

    Aromatic farm-style braised chicken recipe

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    Recipe by Xoliswa Ndoyiya Course: MainCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy


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    • 1 large farm chicken cut into 8 pieces

    • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped

    • 3 cups hot water

    • 1 cube chicken stock dissolved in a cup of warm water

    • 2 tbsp flour

    • salt and pepper to taste


    • Place the chicken portions, onion and water in a large pot to boil. Then, reduce the heat and cook until the chicken is soft and cooked. If, during the cooking process the liquid reduces too much, add more warm water.
    • Mix the chicken stock and flour to a paste and add to the chicken.
    • Add salt and pepper and allow to simmer for 15 – 30 minutes.
    • Serve with samp and beans or dumplings with extra gravy in a cup aside.


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