Chicken and sweet potato potjie

Recipe from: 1/6/1993 12:00:00 AM
Preparation time: +/- 15 min
Cooking time: 1 hr 30 min - 2 hrs


Sauté the onion, celery and garlic in a little oil till soft. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper, add and fry till brown. Arrange the vegetables in layers on top of the meat and end with a layer of apricots if using. Blend the white wine, soy sauce, brown sugar, tomato sauce and basil and pour over the, dish. Cover, reduce the heat and simmer till the chicken and vegetables are tender and done. Do not stir the potjie, just scrape the bottom of the pot every now and then with a spatula to ensure that the food does not stick. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with pot bread. Serves 8.

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