How to make your own delicious chicken polony

How to make your own delicious chicken polony

Here is how you can make your own chicken polony at home, courtesy of the Cook Central.

Baloney sausage/ iStock
Baloney sausage/ iStock

Polony is a popular meat in South Africa and in different parts of the world.

There are different types of polony - french, chicken, and garlic. 

It is best enjoyed with bread and vetkoeks, and you can even add it to soup. 

Below is the recipe for a delicious chicken polony recipe from Cook Central:

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Homemade Polony Recipe

6 chicken thighs

3 carrots (roughly cut)

6 cloves roasted garlic

1/2 large onion (roughly cut)

1 stalk of celery

2 tsp black peppercorns

1 bay leaf

1 tbsn chili flakes

3 satchets of gelatin

2 tablespoons cajun(or any spice of choice)

Salt to taste

1) Place the thighs in the pot along with the carrots, celery, onions, black peppercorns Bayleaf ,Cajun spice and salt, and pour in some water just to cover the chicken.

-Bring to a slow simmer until chicken is fully cooked

2) Once the chicken is cooked, removed from the water and shredded into smaller pieces, removing all the bones. Do not discard the chicken broth.

3) take 2 cups of the chicken broth and skim off the fat. Then mix the gelatin with the broth making sure you whisk until it dissolves(read instructions on the gelatin)

4) Now put the liquid, shredded chicken and the roasted garlic in a blender and blend until smooth. Taste for seasoning. Remember if you dont want a strong garlic flavor dont use the roasted garlic

5) Add some beetroot juice for color. Pour the mix in your mould and put in the fridge to set. It will take about 6 hours!


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