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Welcome to our kitchen, where we explore the diverse flavors of the world! Today, we’re taking you on a culinary journey to South Africa with a tantalizing dish: South African Chicken Stir Fry. This recipe combines the vibrant colors of fresh vegetables, tender slices of chicken, and a blend of aromatic spices to create a mouthwatering fusion of flavors. From the rich curry powder to the warming cumin and coriander, each ingredient reflects the vibrant culinary heritage of South Africa. Join us as we delve into this delightful stir fry, celebrating the rich cultural influence and bold flavors of South African cuisine. Get ready to savor the irresistible aromas and tastes of this South African Chicken Stir Fry!

Chicken Stir Fry

This South African-inspired Chicken Stir Fry is a flavorful combination of tender chicken, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic spices. Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other vegetables, such as green beans or snap peas, to suit your taste preference. Adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less curry powder and ground paprika. Enjoy the vibrant flavors and cultural influence of this delicious South African Chicken Stir Fry!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, asian


  • cutting board and kinfe
  • Wooden spoon
  • mixing bowl
  • Skillet


  • salt and pepper
  • boneless chicken breast
  • onion
  • bell pepper
  • carrots and garlic
  • soy sauce
  • curry powder
  • salt and pepper
  • paprika
  • fresh cilantro


  • In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.Add the sliced chicken breasts to the skillet and stir-fry until they are cooked through and browned. Remove the cooked chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the sliced onion, bell peppers, and julienned carrots. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are slightly tender. Add the minced garlic to the skillet and stir-fry for an additional 1 minute.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, curry powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, and paprika.
  • Pour the sauce mixture over the vegetables in the skillet. Stir-fry everything together for 2-3 minutes, ensuring the vegetables are evenly coated in the sauce.
  • Return the cooked chicken to the skillet and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until everything is heated through.
  • Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and transfer the chicken stir fry to a serving dish.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves for added freshness and flavor. Serve hot over steamed rice or with your favorite side dish.



South African cuisine is a diverse fusion of flavors influenced by the country's multicultural heritage. This Chicken Stir Fry recipe showcases the vibrant and aromatic spices commonly used in South African cooking. Feel free to customize this recipe according to your taste preferences. You can add additional vegetables like green beans, snap peas, or baby corn for added texture and color. Adjust the spice level by adding more or less curry powder and paprika to suit your preference.


Serving: 200g
Keyword chicken, chicken stir fry
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