Chicken And Mango Potjie Recipe

The sweetness of the mango goes great with the coconut milk, this is a great combination of flavours and a crowd pleaser.

You'll Need:

  • 1 tot olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 peppers, chopped (red and yellow)
  • 6 – 8 skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped and crushed
  • 1 tot freshly grated ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tot medium curry powder
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • 1 mango, cut into blocks


Step 01. Heat the oil in your potjie and fry the onion and peppers until soft.

Step 02. Add the chicken pieces and let them fry with the meat side down in order to get a bit of colour on the chicken. Next season the chicken with salt, pepper and curry powder.

Step 03. Add the garlic and ginger and fry for another minute.

Step 04. Add half of the mango blocks and coconut milk, place the lid on top and let this simmer on low heat for 30 – 40 minutes.

Step 05. Open the potjie, add the rest of the mango and let it simmer for about 15 minutes without the lid.

Step 06. Serve the potjie with fresh roosterkoek on the side.