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Easy recipe: Herb chicken gravy with vegetables

Herb chicken gravy and vegetables (Photo: Courtesy)

Staying healthy is not easy but with this herb chicken gravy and vegetable recipe, you are one step ahead of the game

For the herb chicken you will need:

1 chicken, cut into four pieces

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon turmeric

70g tomato paste

1 teaspoon basil herb

1 teaspoon mint herb

2 tablespoons vinegar

Score (make slits) in the chicken and marinate it with the ingredients above. Pan sear until golden brown and set aside. Using the same pan, add in;

1 tablespoon butter

1 onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic, sliced

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups of water

Mix the ingredients well using a spatula. Season with salt, and add the pan-seared chicken. Slow cook until the sauce is thick and the chicken is cooked towards the inside. Enjoy it with the veggies.

For the veggies you will need:

1/4kg okra, cut into chunks

3 tablespoons oil

3/4kg potatoes, cut into small cubes

1 onion, diced

1 sweet pepper, diced

3 tomatoes, cubed

3 bouillon cubes or salt to taste

1/2 cup water

Method:

In a pan over medium heat, sauté the okra and set aside. Using the same pan add the oil and sauté the potatoes until semi-cooked.

Add the onions and sweet pepper, and mix well. Crumble in the bouillon cubes/salt and add the water. Mix well and simmer.

Now add in the tomatoes and cook for five minutes, or until the liquid is almost evaporated. Your veggies are ready to eat. Enjoy!