Author: Luyanda Mafanya - @cookingwithluyanda

DifficultyBeginnerYields4 ServingsTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins
Recipe for Curried Umleqwa

Ingredients

Chicken
 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
 1 onion, finely chopped
 1 green pepper, chopped
 2 Tbsp Hinds Chicken Spice
 1 Tbsp Hinds Spices - Mixed Herb
 1 satchet Bull Brand Chicken Stock Powder
 750ml of water
Creamy Samp
 2 cups samp
 6 cups water
 150g margarine
 1 cup milk
 2 Tbsp Cream of mushroom soup
 2 Tbsp Hinds Spice for Rice
 6-8 Mushrooms, sliced
 Handful cheddar cheese (optional)

Method

Chicken
1

Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a medium - large pot.
Add onion, pepper, Hinds Chicken Spice and Hinds Mixed Herb Spice and fry until onions are soft.
Add the chicken, allow it to become coated with spices and brown the chicken.
Add water and stock cubes, cover and cook for 2 hours. Top up with water if necessary.

Creamy Samp
2

Soak samp in boiling water overnight or for at least 2 hours before cooking.
Drain samp after soaking and place it in a pot.
Add water and Hinds Spice for Rice.

In a separate saucepan:
3

Add butter and mushrooms, sauté until soft.
In a cup, mix cream of mushroom soup with milk until dissolved.
Pour mixture into saucepan and allow mushroom sauce to thicken.
Add thickened mushroom sauce to cooked samp, add cheese then mix together well and serve with the hard body chicken.

Chef's Tip
4

Don’t skip soaking step for the samp as this will increase the cooking time.

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Ingredients

Chicken
 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
 1 onion, finely chopped
 1 green pepper, chopped
 2 Tbsp Hinds Chicken Spice
 1 Tbsp Hinds Spices - Mixed Herb
 1 satchet Bull Brand Chicken Stock Powder
 750ml of water
Creamy Samp
 2 cups samp
 6 cups water
 150g margarine
 1 cup milk
 2 Tbsp Cream of mushroom soup
 2 Tbsp Hinds Spice for Rice
 6-8 Mushrooms, sliced
 Handful cheddar cheese (optional)

Directions

Chicken
1

Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a medium - large pot.
Add onion, pepper, Hinds Chicken Spice and Hinds Mixed Herb Spice and fry until onions are soft.
Add the chicken, allow it to become coated with spices and brown the chicken.
Add water and stock cubes, cover and cook for 2 hours. Top up with water if necessary.

Creamy Samp
2

Soak samp in boiling water overnight or for at least 2 hours before cooking.
Drain samp after soaking and place it in a pot.
Add water and Hinds Spice for Rice.

In a separate saucepan:
3

Add butter and mushrooms, sauté until soft.
In a cup, mix cream of mushroom soup with milk until dissolved.
Pour mixture into saucepan and allow mushroom sauce to thicken.
Add thickened mushroom sauce to cooked samp, add cheese then mix together well and serve with the hard body chicken.

Chef's Tip
4

Don’t skip soaking step for the samp as this will increase the cooking time.

Curried Umleqwa – Hard Body Chicken On Creamy Samp
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