How to make lekker, budget-friendly chakalaka chicken

Big on flavour and cost-savvy, this easy recipe for baked chakalaka chicken is sure to become a firm family favourite

06 April 2016 - 18:57 By Hein van Tonder
Chakalaka chicken.
Chakalaka chicken.
Image: Hein van Tonder

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy


1kg chicken portions, skin on

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 x 410g tin tomato and onion mix

1 x 410g tin hot and spicy chakalaka

2 tbsp chutney

Cooked rice, yoghurt and fresh coriander, to serve


1) Preheat oven to 180ºC.

2) Place the chicken in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper.

3) Mix the tomato and onion mix, chakalaka and chutney together and pour over the chicken pieces.

4) Bake for 45 minutes until the chicken is cooked.

5) Serve the chicken on a bed of rice, topped with a dollop of yoghurt and garnished with fresh coriander.

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