Chicken sosaties with dried apricots and onions

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When it comes to sosaties, you can’t beat the classic combo of chicken, apricots and onions.


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 20ml olive oil
  • 30ml brown sugar
  • 15ml masala curry powder
  • 5ml cinnamon
  • 5ml ground coriander
  • 5ml ground cumin
  • 5ml garlic powder
  • 12 dried apricot halves
  • 2 onions, cut into chunks (same size as the apricot pieces)
  • salt and pepper
Apricot-chutney yoghurt dressing:
  • ½ cup plain yoghurt
  • ½ cup apricot chutney
  • 5ml masala curry powder
  • 2,5ml orange zest
  • 15g chopped coriander
  • salt and pepper


  • Slice the chicken breasts into even cubes (approximately 6 pieces per breast) and place in a bowl.
  • Mix the olive oil, sugar, masala curry powder, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Rub into the chicken pieces and leave to marinate overnight.
  • Leave the bamboo sticks to soak in water overnight.
  • Evenly arrange the chicken, apricots and onion pieces onto the bamboo sticks.
  • Braai the sosaties until they’re caramelised and cooked through.
Apricot-chutney yoghurt dressing:
  • Mix all the ingredients together and season with salt and pepper.