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Tomato chicken potjie
[li]4 chicken drumsticks and 4 thighs, skin on[/li]
[li]2 onions, chopped[/li]
[li]2 green peppers, chopped[/li]
[li]3 cans tomato paste[/li]
[li]Sliced cheese (cheddar or gouda)[/li]
[li]Potatoes (for mash)[/li]
[li]Peel the potatoes, cook until soft, and mash them with milk, butter and salt to taste.[/li]
[li]Heat some olive oil in a potjie and fry the chicken pieces until the skin is light brown, then remove them from the pot. Do this in batches for the best results.[/li]
[li]Now fry the onions and green pepper together.[/li]
[li]When the onions are glassy, add the tomato paste. (((Some of it? See next instruction)))[/li]
[li]Cover the chicken pieces completely in tomato paste, and add to the potjie.[/li]
[li]Cover the potjie and cook for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Maintain enough coals to keep the mixture simmering.[/li]
[li]Just before serving, cover the mixture in slices of cheese and allow this to melt.[/li]
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Checkpoint Pre-seasoned Bake Pot No.10
A cast-iron pot is one of a camper’s best friends. And, when it comes to making a potjie, a flat-bottomed Checkpoint pot like this is the perfect way to a delicious meal. The 25cm in diameter pot is pre-seasoned, so you can get cooking immediately without having to treat the cast iron. Dual handles ensure stability when handling and carrying.
Available at Campworld. Visit the Campworld website to find your nearest store, or phone 012 797 7300.