South African recipes

Collection by Justine Ryan

Justine Ryan
South African Piri Piri Chicken (chicken simmered in a spiced lemon-onion sauce). So easy and different!

South African Piri-Piri Chicken - The Wanderlust Kitchen

A delicious recipe for South African Piri-Piri chicken, featuring tender chicken breasts simmered in a spiced lemon and onion sauce. Easy and different!

Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert Recipe -

49 reviews
70 minutes

This is more delicious than the sum of its parts! It's a real traditional oldie. RETESTED ON 22 Oct 07: After reading the reviews, I have just made this again. I cut down a little on the sugar in the sauce (it was 5 oz originally), but it should actually be a sweet pudding!! The sauce was quite enough to moisten the entire pudding -- it should not be dripping with sauce, as you can see in the photographs. Do not serve immediately, but let it stand, keeping warm, to give the sauce a chance to…

This looks really good!  Will have to try it soon!  Easy Chutney Chicken Recipe #chicken #recipe

Chicken Dinners Chutnesy Chicken Recipe Quick and Easy Dinners

A delightfully tasty and quick chutney chicken recipe - you can use mayonnaise or cream depending on your preference!

Cheese scones. A typical South African recipe that works.. Kla!

Cheese-scones SA Recipes | Old Style Recipes Cheese-scones

Favourite South African Recipes :: Cheese-scones

South African Recipes VETKOEK & CURRY MINCE (the coo coo cook) - absolutely delicious, quick, and easy to make.

South African Recipes

South African Recipes VETKOEK & CURRY MINCE (the coo coo cook) - absolutely delicious, quick, and easy to make.

These are the best South African Date Balls Recipe and I have been making them for 25 years. No Egg!!! You do not need Egg!

Date Balls

My brother's mom-in-law introduced me to these ever so moreish, melt in the mouth treats. They are seriously addictive and I truly have to limit myself to just a couple at a time. They also make a great gift idea for your Christmas hampers. Date Balls Ingredients 250g butter 2 cups sugar 500g pkt…

Frikkadels.  Meatballs.  I can't believe my husband hasn't asked for these in the 9 years we've been in the US.

Frikkadels - Just Easy Recipes

2 reviews
25 minutes

Frikkadels – South African braised meat balls – is a popular comfort food. This easy recipe will give you great results every time. Just make sure you get all the ingredients together before you get started – as there are quite a few spices involved! 500g minced beef 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1...Read More

Sprinbokkies are a traditional drink made of layered peppermint liqueur and creamy Amarula.


With national pride bursting from South Africa's seams, it seemed only fitting to indulge in one of our best-kept secrets - marula cream li...

Home - Love Biltong

Love Biltong - We have a collection of Recipes from South Africa that are world favourites. You can make biltong, droewors and boerewors at home easily.

Custard Cake...Read the recipe not sure what castor sugar is but sounds delicious.

Custard Layer Cake...

You wil need the following: Classic sponge cake: (Makes 1 cake) 4 large eggs 300 ml (250 g) castor sugar 500 ml (2 cups) flour 15 ml (3 T) baking powder 250 ml (1 cup) full cream milk 100 g butter 5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence Custard filling: 6 egg yolks 180 g (¾ cup) castor sugar 70 ml corn flour 500 ml (2 cups) milk 5 ml vanilla essence Method: Preheat oven to 180ºC. Beat eggs and castor sugar together until thick and creamy. Sift the flour and baking powder together and fold into egg and…

Traditional South African Boerewors Rolls

Boerewors roll with a twist | Pronto Mama

Make a boerewors roll with a twist: add Pronto Mama Original with crispy chips. Great while watching the rugby with an ice-cold beer.

The Kate Tin: The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo

The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo

It was only about 3 hours into the drive along Route 62 when I realised what I was actually doing; I was travelling 400km into the middle of the Klein Karoo (aka nowhere) in search of 'The Perfect Koeksister'. Those that know me, expect nothing less, but still, it was quite crazy. Even for me. The beautiful Klein Karoo To catch you up to speed, a koeksister is a plaited, deep-fried doughnut drenched in a seriously sticky syrup. It's a treat as South African as milk tart, biltong and beer…

Nothing says South African heritage like some good koeksisters! #recipe

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Nothing says South African heritage like some good koeksisters! #recipe