South African chutney chicken

South African chutney chicken

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Top chicken thighs with garlic, chilli and mango chutney for an easy meal that takes just 5 minutes to prep - then simply roast in the oven

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal450
  • fat35g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre0g
  • protein21g
  • salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    Onion

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  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp mango chutney
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 8 chicken thighs, skin on and bone in
  • green salad, to serve

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and cook the onion, garlic and chilli for a few mins until softened. Stir in the chutney, Worcestershire sauce and mayonnaise. Taste and season.

  2. Arrange the chicken on a foil-lined baking tray and spoon over the chutney mixture. Roast the chicken in the oven for 40-45 mins until cooked through and sticky. Serve with a green salad.

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Comments (2)

spot-the-dog's picture
5

I agree with Joan - this is so easy and tasty, and great fun asking people to guess what's in the sauce! I used Geeta's chutney, as there are sizeable bits of mango for added texture. Definitely a favourite.

Joan536's picture

I have just cooked and eaten the African chutney chicken and although I thought it a bit odd to mix mayonnaise with chutney, as I had half jar of each in my fridge, decided to give it a go. It was such a simple recipe which we decided was really great. I imagine for those who like something more spicy, another chilli could be added but served with rice and salad it had a lovely sauce just right for my taste. Definitely one for my recipe file of favourites.

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