Chicken over ‘krummelpap’

Prep time
20min
Cook time
45min
Serves
6

Making slashes in the chicken ensures that the meat absorbs all the spice flavours. Serve over pap at your next braai.

Ingredients:

Ingredients:
  • 10 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp dry mixed herbs
  • 3 tbsp oil
Salsa
  • 2 salad tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • Handful of coriander, chopped
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 3 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
Krummelpap
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups maize meal

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Slash the chicken drumsticks three times on each side.
  • Mix all the chicken ingredients together and place on a baking sheet. Roast for 30 minutes.
  • For the salsa, mix all the ingredients in a bowl and chill for 15 minutes before use.
  • For the pap, bring salted water to a boil in a large pot. Sprinkle maize meal in, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Stir with a fork to produce a crumbly texture. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with chicken.