Chicken and Noodle Potjie Recipe

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Chicken and Noodle Potjie Recipe. Make a fire and collect coals for this chicken noodle mushroom and peppers potjie pot with dry white wine.

  • Author: FillMyRecipeBook
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 20 min
  • Total Time: 1 hr 35 min.
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Meals supper or lunch, Braai
  • Method: open fire
  • Cuisine: South african


  1. 8 Chicken Breasts
  2. 30 ml olive oil
  3. Salt and Pepper
  4. 4 cloves of garlic cut and chopped
  5. 2 celery sticks chopped
  6. 2 tomatoes sliced
  7. 1 green bell pepper cut length wise
  8. 250 g whole button mushrooms
  9. 250 ml spring onions chopped
  10. 15 ml of chopped parsley
  11. 2 teaspoons mixed herbs
  12. 500 g uncooked pasta shells (or noodles)
  13. 1 teaspoon of whole black pepper
  14. 1/2 teaspoon of dried rosemary
  15. 200 ml dry white wine
  16. 250 g grated cheese


  1. On the fire made leave the wood or charcoals to go to hot coals.
  2. Place the oil in the potjie pot and salt and pepper the chicken pieces. Place the chicken pieces in the pot and leave to cook. until golden brown.
  3. Layer the vegetables as per order in the ingredients listed. Sprinkling the salt and pepper and herbs over the vegetables.
  4. Add the pasta shells and sprinkle the peppers and rosemary over them, before you pour the wine over the shells and the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Cover the pot with a lid and allow to simmer on medium coals for at least an hour.
  6. Once that is cooked sprinkle the cheese over and leave to simmer for another 20 minutes.
  7. Open and dish up for meal time. Serves 4


When making or cooking a potjie pot. It must only simmer on coals, and not flames. You will keep a stack of coals simmering to continue supplying the pot that is simmering once the other coals die out. Keep and eye on the coals and not the potjie. leave covered.