Sticky chicken with chakalaka and pap

4 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 55 mins
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This local-is-lekker dish is bursting with flavour!

By YOU August 21 2017
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Ingredients (7)

4-6 chicken pieces
salt and freshly ground black pepper
onion — chopped
3 carrots — peeled, roughly chopped
410 g chakalaka
375 ml maize meal
15 ml butter
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Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper and arrange in a roasting pan.

Arrange the onion and carrot chunks among the chicken pieces and pour the chakalaka over.

Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.


Use the mealie meal to make a stiff porridge according to the package instructions.

Stir in the butter and season with salt.

Remove the foil from the chicken, increase the oven temperature to 230 °C and cook for another 10 minutes.

Serve with the pap and fresh coriander leaves*.


Serve the chicken with coriander couscous instead of the pap if you like. Prepare couscous according to the package instructions. Add a little olive oil, season with salt and pepper and stir in a handful of chopped fresh coriander.

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