South African Chicken, Green Bean and Russian Sausgae Cassoulet

1 review, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 2 hours 40 minutes

This is one of those recipes that passes down through generations.


90 mililiter olive oil
1 whole Chicken; cut into 8 pieces, or use ready cut pieces
50 mililiter Cake flour
Salt & pepper; to taste
250 grams Russian Sausage; sliced
1 medium Onion; finely chopped
200 grams Carrot; diced
1 small Red chile; seeded, chopped
1 bulb Garlic
15 mililiter Balsamic vinegar
370 mililiter Red wine
4 sprig Rosemary
1 each Bay leaf
2 400-gram cans Tomato; whole peeled, drained
110 grams Lentils
500 grams Green Beans
1 1/5 liter Chicken Stock
1 teaspoon English mustard
1 each Lemon; juice and zest of, grated
1 teaspoon Sugar

Original recipe makes 6



1. Preheat the oven to 150?C.

2. Heat the olive oil in a deep casserole.

3. Coat the chicken in flour and season. Seal the chicken in the casserole together with the sausages. Remove the chicken and sausages and set aside.

4. Add the onion, carrot and chile to the casserole, and cook gently for 10 minutes.

5. Add the garlic and balsamic vinegar, followed by the wine, rosemary and bay leaf. Reduce the liquid by half over a moderate heat.

6. Pour in the tomatoes and reduce the liquid again by half. Stir in the lentils and green beans, and add the stock and mustard. Bring to a simmer.

7. Place the chicken back in the casserole. Add the lemon jucie, zest and sugar and adjust the seasoning.

8. Cover the casserole and put it in the oven for 2 hours.

Serve with hot crusty bread.

Alert editor   
Calories Per Serving: 4269 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Comment on South African Chicken, Green Bean and Russian Sausgae Cassoulet

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get seasonal ideas by email


Comment or review

[I posted this recipe.]
cleverkt 8y ago

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free