Chicken with ginger, sesame seeds and onions


Simple to make, try this chicken recipe made with sesame and Mackays ginger preserve without further delay. Perfect to serve with mashed potatoes.


- 1 kg of drumsticks and chicken thighs

- 2 tablespoons of lightly toasted sesame seeds

- 3 new onions, finely chopped

- 1 whole red pepper, finely chopped

- 1 whole green pepper, finely chopped

- 2 tablespoons of fresh coriander, finely chopped

For the marinade:

- 5 tablespoons of Mackays ginger preserve

- 3 tablespoons of sesame oil

- 2 tablespoons of olive oil

- 3 tablespoons of soy sauce

- 3 garlic cloves, crushed

- 2 teaspoons of chilli


1/ Preheat the oven to 190°C.

2/ Combine all the marinade ingredients and the ginger jam in a container.

3/ Place the chicken in a large dish suitable for the oven.

4/ Pour the marinade over the chicken, coating all the pieces well.

5/ Marinate for at least 3 hours.

6/ Put in the oven and roast for 35 minutes

7/ Let cool for 5 min. Sprinkle with chopped coriander, sesame seeds, chillies and spring onions before serving.

Article written by Manon C.

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