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One-pot chicken, mushroom and samp

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5 minutes     
35 minutes

"It tastes like it’s been cooking for 6 hours... but it only took 45 minutes” –  Keletso Motau shows us how to make a creamy one-pot chicken, mushroom and samp. Say hello to your new favourite comfort dish! (Bonus: minimal washing up!)

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  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.2 kg (8 pieces) Woolworths free-range chicken drumsticks and thighs
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 t fresh thyme
  • 250 g mushrooms, halved
  • 3x 410 g cans Woolworths samp and beans
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1x 38 g pack Woolworths mushroom sauce powder

1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large ovenproof pan, then brown the chicken pieces until golden brown, about 2–3 minutes per side.

3. Remove the chicken from the pan, add the butter and fry the onion, garlic and thyme over a medium heat until golden brown, then in the mushrooms and sauté until golden brown.

4. Add the samp and beans and stir through.

5. Whisk together the chicken stock and mushroom sauce powder until smooth, then pour the mixture into the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

6. Return the chicken back to the pan, cover and roast for 20–25 minutes.

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Videography: Romy Wilson
Photograph: Shavan Rahim

Keletso Motau

Recipe by: Keletso Motau

Keletso Motau is a TASTETube presenter and stylist who has worked with TASTE since 2017. He loves developing dessert recipes and his all-time favourite food is Lamb Curry. Follow him on Instagram: @keletso.motau.

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