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Chicken Potjie

A Potjie is a South African Stew type meal cooked in a large three legged pot over coals. It is often cooked as port of a social gathering in much the same way as BBQs are. These are awesome to have while camping too.

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1hr 40mins
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  • Heat the oil in the pot. Sprinkle the thighs with salt and fry the chicken, a few pieces at a time, until golden brown. Add the herbs, spices and chutney. Arrange the carrots, potatoes and mushrooms in layers on top of the chicken. Dissolve the stock cube in the water and add it to the potjie. Replace the lid and simmer for approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Add water if the potjie becomes too dry.
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"A Potjie is a South African Stew type meal cooked in a large three legged pot over coals. It is often cooked as port of a social gathering in much the same way as BBQs are. These are awesome to have while camping too."
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  1. Charlene U.
    Delicious recipe. Made for the in-laws yesterday and the plates were spotless. I added some garlic and omitted the mushrooms.
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  2. Abi Fae
    The flavor was wonderful! Made for ZWT7. This is definitely on my list of meals to make on a regular basis. I want to try it with various chutneys.
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  3. Nyteglori
    A Potjie is a South African Stew type meal cooked in a large three legged pot over coals. It is often cooked as port of a social gathering in much the same way as BBQs are. These are awesome to have while camping too.
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