Chicken potjiekos

chicken potjiekos
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Enjoy eating potjiekos? This South African casserole, made over the fire, is a must-try.


  • 2kg chicken mixed portions
  • 1 celery stick, roughly chopped
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1 punnet button mushrooms
  • fresh thyme
  • fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 3 tbsp chicken spice
  • 250ml white wine
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 30ml creamy soup or cornflour mixed into a paste


  • Heat cooking oil in a pan.
  • Season the chicken with chicken spice and fry until golden brown.
  • Add the herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Arrange veggies on the chicken and pour in the wine and stock.
  • Cook the potatoes with the chicken for about 20 minutes or until tender.
  • Thicken the mixture with creamy soup.