South African chutney chicken

Top chicken thighs with garlic, chilli and mango chutney for an easy meal that takes just 5 minutes to prep – then simply roast in the oven

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:50 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 450
  • fat 35g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 13g
  • sugars 12g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 21g
  • salt 1.3g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp mango chutney
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 8 chicken thighs, skin on and bone in
  • green salad, to serve


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and cook the onion, garlic and chilli for a few mins until softened. Stir in the chutney, Worcestershire sauce and mayonnaise. Taste and season.

  2. Arrange the chicken on a foil-lined baking tray and spoon over the chutney mixture. Roast the chicken in the oven for 40-45 mins until cooked through and sticky. Serve with a green salad.

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