Sweet And Spicy Chicken Curry

Sweet And Spicy Chicken Curry

Simple and delicious chicken recipes are always a winner when it comes to whipping up scrumptious meals for family and friends. Quick and easy dinner dishes simplify life, especially after a long and busy day. Follow these step by step instructions and you’re sure to have your loved ones smiling from ear to ear.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation time15 min
  • Cooking time60 min


  • 3 Tbsp. (45 ml) cooking oil
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into portions
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red or green pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 1 -2 fresh green or red chillies, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 ml) curry powder
  • 2 Tbsp. of Chicken Royco Mchuzi Mix
  • 1 x 410 g tin tomatoes, chopped (or 3 large tomatoes)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • ¼ cup (125 ml) apricot jam
  • 1 cup (250 ml) frozen peas
  • ½ cup (125 ml) freshly chopped dhania (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Brown the chicken pieces a few at a time. Remove the chicken from the pan and fry the onions, green pepper, garlic and chillies until soft.
  • Add the curry powder and fry for a minute.
  • Return the chicken pieces to the saucepan; add the tomatoes, water and jam. Stir well, cover and let it simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Dissolve the Royco Mchuzi Mix in a little cold water and add to the stew. Add the frozen peas and cook for a further five minutes until heated through.
  • If you’ve opted to add fresh dhania to your dish, stir it in and serve.
  • This delicious and fragrant Sweet and Spicy Chicken Curry can be served with a generous helping of ugali, pasta or rice.
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