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Glenryck Pilchards
6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 20 mins
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Explore the vibrant flavours of South Africa with this wholesome budget-friendly recipe for curried pilchards served in vetkoek.

By Independent Contributor October 11 2023
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Ingredients (11)

100 ml oil
500 g onion — chopped
2 green peppers — chopped
4 chillies — thinly sliced
4 garlic cloves — finely chopped
1 tin chopped tomatoes
3 tbsp So Good Yellow Curry powder
3 potatoes — peeled and cubed
2 tins Glenryck Pilchards in Six Gun Grill Seasoned Sauce
250 g sweet corn
mini vetkoek — to serve
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Heat the oil in a pot. Add the onions, green pepper and chillies and fry until golden brown. Now add the garlic. Cook for 1 minute.

Sprinkle the So Good Yellow Curry powder over the mixture and fry for 1 minute.

Add the tomatoes and potatoes and simmer on medium heat for 10 – 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Remove the bones from the Glenryck Pilchards in Six Gun Grill Seasoned Sauce and add to the pot. Add the sweetcorn and simmer for 5 minutes.

Cut the vetkoeks in half, but not all the way through.

Spoon the mixture into the vetkoeks.

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