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Known for it's deserts and prestine coastline, Namibian cuisine is filled with game, seafood, fresh fruit and of course, beer. Much like ours!

Chicken with port and raisins

In Namibia a tradition has developed in which this dish is served for romantic dinners.
chicken port raisins
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Recipe from: 9 june 2010
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 50 mins


  • 1/4
    vegetable oil
  • 12
    chicken drumsticks
  • 80
    streaky bacon, diced
  • 2
    onions, sliced into rings
  • 3
    garlic, crushed
  • 1
    dried thyme
  • 1
  • 3
    chicken stock
  • 1/2
  • Salt and pepper
  • 10
    baby potatoes
Servings: Change Serving


Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and brown the chicken for about 10 minutes.
Remove from the frying pan and set aside.
In the same pan, add the bacon and brown lightly.
Add the onions and garlic and sauté until the onions are soft.
Stir in the thyme and pour in the port, then boil for 2 minutes.
Add the chicken stock and raisins.
Place the chicken back into the frying pan and season with the salt and pepper.
Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
In the meanwhile, boil the baby potatoes in salted water for approximately 7 minutes, or until soft.
Serve the chicken with the boiled potatoes.

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