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Chicken Fricassee Recipe

Recipe Overview

Inspired by the classic French recipe, this dish has a Mauritian twist. Neither a stew nor a sauté, the Chicken Fricassee is a comforting dish for the whole family. Its mild flavours come together wonderfully when paired with rice or bread.

Recipe Ingredients

For 6-7 servings

  • 1 Whole Chicken, Cut into pieces
  • Black Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tsp Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 1 Tsp Chilli Flakes
  • Marinate for 1-2 Hours for best result
  • 1 Big Sliced Onion
  • 4 Chillies (Adjust to your heat)
  • 1 Thyme
  • 1 Tsp Ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 Diced Tomatoes

Garnish with Coriander


  • Add 1 whole chicken cut into pieces into a large bowl
  • Season with salt and black pepper
  • Add 1 tsp of ginger and garlic paste
  • Add 1 tsp of chilli flakes
  • Marinate for 1-2 hours
  • Heat some oil over medium heat
  • Sear the chicken for a few minutes
  • Remove and keep aside
  • Add half sliced onion to the same pan with some oil
  • Add some thymes, 2 green chillies
  • Add 1 tsp of ginger and garlic paste
  • Cook for a few minutes
  • Add the chicken and mix well
  • Cover and let cook for 10 minutes
  • After 10 minutes, add 2 diced tomatoes
  • Cover and let cook for another 5 minutes
  • Cook uncovered until the liquid evaporates
  • Add 2 green chillies (optional)
  • Add half sliced onion
  • Cook for 2 minutes
  • Turn off the heat
  • Garnish with fresh coriander


Source: Cuisine Mauritian