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Chicken- Smoked


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  • 1kg chicken fillet cut into bute-sized cubes. Wash and drain.
  • Make a marinade with the ffg:
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1tsp garlic
  • 1T red masala
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1T tikka masala
  • 1tsp (heaped) chicken spice
  • 1T lemon juice


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Thread onto skewers and set aside. When ready to cook, heat 2T butter in a pot and add the skewers. Turn, close the pot and allow to steam over a medium heat till chicken is just cooked

Step 2

Now add 2T of the topping masala and coat well.

Topping masala:
2T tikka masala
1tsp ginger garlic
1tsp dhana jeeroo
1/4tsp arad
1/4cup oil
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2tsp salt
1 whole green chilli

Step 3

Braise well until aroma arises and oil separates to the top.
The leftover mixture can be frozen.

The chicken can be served like this or grill over a braai or smoke it like I did.

Step 4

Take 3 pieces of charcoal and pop them into a saucepan or old enamel mug. Place over a high heat and allow the coals to glow. Once the coal is smoking place the mug in your pot and close the lid. Leave for about 5 to 7 minutes to infuse.
Or u can place the coals on a foil in a wok and heat. Place the steamer over the coals and pop the chicken over the steamer. (It looks like a wire cooling rack). Close and allow to smoke. Have your wok on high.

Step 5

Serve with pita bread, raaitha, the leftover sauce from the pot, chips and shredded lettuce


Chicken pieces can also be substituted, no need to skewer them.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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