Crispy amasi chicken

6 servings Prep: 45 mins
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Amasi ensures the chicken stays juicy and tasty and the coating adds contrasting crunch.

By Food24 September 06 2019
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Ingredients (14)

6-8 chicken — pieces
500 ml amasi
2 bay leaves
1 onion — chopped
4 garlic — cloves, bruised
500 ml flour — cake
10 ml Baking powder
10 ml paprika — smoked
5 ml chillies — powder
2.5 ml cumin — ground
5 ml salt and freshly ground black pepper
oil — for deep frying
fresh parsley — chopped, to garnish
sea salt
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Mix the chicken, amasi, bay leaves, onion and
garlic in a non-metallic dish. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 1 hour or

Coating – Mix all the ingredients well.

To complete – Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Put a wire rack on a large baking sheet. Heat oil for deep-frying in a large saucepan
or pot.

Take the chicken, one piece at a time, from
the marinade and roll in the coating mixture.

Fry the chicken in batches until golden
brown and crispy.

Arrange the pieces on the rack. Roast them
for 30 minutes or until they are cooked through.

Sprinkle parsley and salt on top and serve.

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