Butternut Chicken Rice and Tamatie Toast

Written by on August 19, 2013 in Easy Recipes

Inspiration: butter chicken is my bachoo’s favourite meal. I thought I would just add the butternut to add extra twist to it.

Tamatie Toast – needed to use baguette thought a beda vari bread with egg and thyme and lekker tamatie filling would be nice.


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Tamatie Toast Ingredients

2 eggs

salt and pepper to taste

half can Pnp Chopped tomato

few sprigs thyme

half teaspoon sugar

few slices baguette

quarter cup milk

Butter for frying


Tamatie Toast Method

Braise tomatoes, thyme, salt and pepper in a pan and leave aside.

Break eggs and in a place and lightly beat with a fork. Add sugar, milk, salt, pepper and thyme.

Slice baguette in desired size.  Heat pan on medium heat. Melt butter.  Place baguette slices in egg mixture and coat baguettes on both side. Place coated baguettes in a frying plan. Once bottom side is golden brown turn and brown the other side.

Serve Toast with Tamatie Thyme filling.

Serves 8


Butternut Chicken Rice Ingredients

Spekko Rice

1 cup Spekko Long grain rice

2 cups boiling water

sprigs of thyme

salt to taste

optional 1 teaspoon vegetable stock


Spekko Rice Method

As per instructions on packet

Stove – Bring cooking water to the boil, add salt (optional) and Spekko rice. Cook uncovered for 15mins. Remove from heat and drain. Place Spekko rice in colander or sieve over boiling water and steam for 5 – 10mins.


Microwave – Place Spekko rice and boiling water in a microwave dish and cover with lid. Microwave on high (100%) for 15mins. Allow to stand for 5mins.


Butternut chicken Ingredients

1 leek sliced

2 chicken fillets cut in strips

half can Pnp Chopped tomatoes

sprigs of thyme

salt and pepper to taste

1 cup Pnp Plain yoghurt

1 butternut cubed

vegetable stock optional


Butternut Chicken Method

1. Heat pot and melt butter. Add sliced leeks and let braise until golden brown and translucent. Add salt, pepper and thyme. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Add cubed butternut and simmer for 10 minutes until tender. Add Pnp canned tomatoes and braise for few minutes. Add yoghurt and simmer for 15 minutes

Serve Butternut chicken with Spekko Rice

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