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South African Smothered Chicken Inyama Yenkukhu Recipe

The African Gourmet serves up this Smothered Chicken South African style recipe. Smothered Chicken or Inyama Yenkukhu is a classic South African dish.

Simple delicious and made with love this South African dish goes well with South African yellow rice and raisins. Inyama Yenkukhu is a South African dish that is similar to Smothered Chicken and Gravy in the Southern United States.


Inyama Yenkukhu is a South African dish that is similar to Smothered Chicken and Gravy.


Smothered Chicken is a southern comfort food dish. This version of Inyama Yenkukhu uses the same ingredients as smothered chicken and is an easy tasty dish where the chicken is first lightly fried and then gravy is created.

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Inyama Yenkukhu is a South African dish that is similar to Smothered Chicken and Gravy in the Southern United States.


Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 45 min

Ingredients
3 chicken thighs with skin
3 chicken legs with skin
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup all-purpose flour
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Heat oil in a large frying pan and season chicken with salt and pepper. Place each piece of chicken in the flour covering completely and fry until the skin is a light golden brown. Add remaining ingredients; simmer for 30 minutes until chicken is tender.

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