Here we have delicious, budget friendly dinner recipes that make the most of chicken’s versatility, supplied by The Butcher.

Chicken Recipe- Chicken in peanut butter sauce



-2 tablespoon vegetable oil

-8 skinless boneless chicken thigh, cut into chunks

-1 garlic clove, crushed

-2 red chillies, finely sliced (deseeded if you don’t like it too hot)

-2 tablespoon fresh gingergrated

-2 tablespoon garam masala

-100g smooth peanut butter

-400ml can coconut milk

-400g can chopped tomatoes

-1 small bunch coriander, ½ roughly chopped, ½ leaves picked

-roasted peanuts, to serve

-cooked basmati rice, to serve

Preparation Method


-Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a deep frying pan over a medium heat. Turn the chicken brown in batches, setting aside once it’s golden. Fry the garlic, chilli and ginger in the other 1 tablespoon oil for 1 min. Add the garam masala and fry for 1 min more.

-Stir in the peanut butter, coconut milk and tomatoes, and bring to a simmer. Return the chicken to the pan and add the chopped coriander. Cook for 30 mins until the sauce thickens and the chicken is cooked through.

-Serve with the remaining coriander, roasted peanuts and rice, if you like.

Chicken Recipe - Suurlemoen-en-Kruen-braaihoender



-2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

-1 lemon

-salt and pepper to taste

-1 tablespoon olive oil (Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

-1 pinch dried oregano

-2 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish

Preparation Method


-Cut lemon in half, and squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon on chicken. Season with salt to taste. Let sit while you heat oil in a small skillet over medium low heat.

-When oil is hot, put the chicken in skillet. As you saute chicken, add juice from other 1/2 lemon, pepper to taste, and oregano. Saute for 5 to 10 minutes each side, or until juices run clear. Serve with parsley for garnish.