Chicken in rum sauce


This delicious chicken dish will quickly become a favourite by Ntwenhle Gcabashe

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:  50 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) light rum
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups (500ml) chicken stock
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • Handful fresh spinach
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooked pasta, for serving
  • Fresh thyme, for serving
  1. Heat butter in a large saucepan. Add chicken and brown for 8–10 minutes. Remove from the saucepan.
  2. Add onion and garlic, and cook until soft. Add cayenne pepper, stock, rum, cream, spinach and meat. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with a lid and cook until meat is tender.
  3. Serve with pasta and thyme.

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