Sticky chicken with chakalaka and pap
This local-is-lekker dish is bursting with flavour!
- 4-6 chicken pieces
- salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 onion cut into chunks
- 3 carrots cut into chunks
- 410 g (1 can) chakalaka
- 375 ml mealie meal
- 15 ml butter
Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
1 Season the chicken with salt and pepper and arrange in a roasting pan.
2 Arrange the onion and carrot chunks among the chicken pieces and pour the chakalaka over.
3 Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
4 Pap Use the mealie meal to make a stiff porridge according to the package instructions.
5 Stir in the butter and season with salt.
6 Remove the foil from the chicken, increase the oven temperature to 230 °C and cook for another 10 minutes.
7 Serve with the pap and fresh coriander leaves*.
TIP Serve the chicken with coriander couscous instead of the pap if you like. Prepare couscous according to the package instructions. Add a little olive oil, season with salt and pepper and stir in a handful of chopped fresh coriande