Are you looking for exciting new chicken recipes to try? Here’s a quick look at the most popular chicken recipes that you have to try.
Poultry is the #1 meat source in the world. Yet, with so many chicken eaters, it can feel impossible to find a new and improved version of the classic chicken dinner. Not anymore with these five winner-winner chicken dinners.
Sometimes, all you need is a little inspiration. For example, the chicken dishes we are about to tell you about are inspired by some of the most popular dishes eaten in South Africa.
Want to mix up your lunch and dinner meals? Here are five healthy and delicious South African-inspired chicken recipes to try this week.
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1. Marinaded Chicken Quarter Barbeque
Feeling in the mood to barbeque? Fire up the grill for this barbeque dinner. Add marinaded chicken quarters and corn on the cob to the grill.
Serve your barbeque with a side of potato salad, yeast rolls, or vetkoeks.
You can use any marinade you want with this recipe. We recommend trying this delicious sweet and sour chicken quarter marinade.
2. Fried Biscuits With Chicken Mince
For this twist on classic vetkoeks, mix up a quick break mixture of flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, oil, and milk. Drop the dough into the fryer until golden brown. Split each biscuit down the middle and top with chicken mince.
Are you looking for a more authentic version of South African vetkoeks? Here’s a great recipe to try.
3. Cape Malay Chicken Curry
Chop onion, garlic, and ginger, and cook in a large pot until fragrant. Fry the spices: clove, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom seeds, chili flakes, and a cinnamon stick. Add the chicken and a can of crushed tomatoes, and stew.
Serve your curry with a side of potatoes or classic yellow rice. Get the full recipe for Cape Malay chicken and yellow rice at the link.
4. Chicken Bobotie
Cook and debone a whole chicken to make this classic South African dish. Chop green pepper and onions, and combine with mayo, jam, juice from one lemon, and curry powder. Add eggs, milk, and cheese, and bake until firm.
This is another dish that tastes great with yellow rice. We also recommend trying bobotie by itself for brunch. Get the full recipe here.
5. Baked Barbeque Chicken Kabobs
If you are ever craving barbeque when it’s too cold to grill, try this recipe. Skewer cubes of chicken breast meat, vegetables, and sweet potatoes. Bake in an oven until the chicken is cooked through.
Serve your baked kabobs with a side of barbeque sauce. The marinade we linked to earlier in this article is also a great addition to this chicken dish.
Looking for More Chicken Recipes to Try?
Chicken recipes don’t have to be boring when you mix things up. These five South African-inspired chicken dishes are an excellent addition to any weekday dinner lineup.
Are you searching for more recipe ideas to get your creative juices flowing? Then you better keep scrolling!