Tasty ways with chicken

Chicken is one of the easiest meats to prepare and allows for the most versatility. Try out these awesome chicken recipe ideas from Goldi Chicken.

Pan fried chicken with curried cabbage and tomato salsa

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serve chicken, cabbage and salsa with pap and drizzle chicken juices over the pap.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp oil

2 tsp dried mixed herbs

3 tbsp chicken spice

1.5kg mixed chicken, defrosted


1 chicken stock pot

For the curried cabbage

2 tbsp oil

1 onion, sliced

½ head cabbage, shredded

¼ tsp ground turmeric

1 tbsp curry powder

For the tomato salsa

4 salad tomatoes, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 onion, finely chopped

10g fresh coriander, chopped

2 tbsp red wine vinegar

2 green chillies, minced

Salt and pepper, to taste

Pap to serve

Method:

Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat. In small bowl mix oil, dry herbs and chicken spice.

Rub the mixture over the chicken pieces. In batches, brown the chicken skin-side first and turn over to brown the other side. Remove chicken onto plate and continue to brown the rest of the chicken. When it is all browned return all the pieces to the pan, reduce heat, add the chicken stock with ¼ cup water, cover and let it simmer until chicken is fully cooked.

For the curried cabbage add the oil to a medium pot over high heat. Add the onion and sauté until slightly browned.

Add the cabbage and continue to sauté until lightly charred. Add the turmeric and coriander. Cook stirring until spices are well blended and season with salt and pepper.

For the tomato salsa mix all the ingredients into a bowl and chill for 30 minutes minimum.

Serve chicken, cabbage and salsa with pap and drizzle chicken juices over the pap.

Chicken stew with steamed dumpling

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

1 tbsp canola oil

1.5kg chicken pieces, defrosted

1 onion, chopped

2 carrots, thinly sliced

2 tbsp chicken spice

1 bay leaf

2 potatoes, diced

1 chicken stock pot

2 cups water

1 tbsp cream of chicken soup powder

Dumplings

1 cup flour

1½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

2 tbsp sugar

60g margarine

⅔ cup milk

2 sprigs fresh parsley, chopped

Method:

In an oiled pot over medium heat brown chicken pieces. Add onions, stirring until soft.

Stir in carrots, chicken spice, bay leaf, potatoes, stock and water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Make a paste of the soup powder and water.

Pour into the chicken pot while stirring, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

For the dumplings, combine the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Rub in margarine until mixture is crumbly, add milk and parsley. Mix to form dough.

Drop spoonfuls over the chicken pieces and cover immediately for 8 minutes or until dumplings have doubled in size.

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