Braised Chicken

Serving : 4 to 6                           Time: 1 to 1 1/2 hrs                      Difficulty: Easy

This dish was a trial and error dish that really came out really delicious.

Braised Chicken

Braised Chicken


6 to 8 Chicken thighs – skin on and bone in.

4 to 6 tbsp of “gudkuk24 seasoning (recipe below)

2 medium white onions – finely sliced

1 small tomato finely diced

4 – 6 cloves of  garlic finely minced or grated on a micro plane.

1 small tub of chicken stock concentrate( I use Knorr)

Hot water – 2 cups

4 tbsp fat ( butter/oil/lard – anything on hand)

4 tbsp flour

salt and pepper to taste

2 – 3 tbsp  Worcestershire  sauce

1 tbsp dark soy sauce

Sprinkling of dried parsley, if fresh is not available



  1. Pierce the chicken thighs with a fork. Rub the gudkuk24 seasoning all over the chicken thighs. Massage them well. Place in a zip lock bag and keep in the refrigerator for 6 to 24 hrs.
  2. Heat a large cast iron skillet. Put in the fat and once hot, put in the chicken, skin side down. Once the skin has become a beautiful golden brown, turn the chicken and let it cook on the other side. Place the fried chicken on a large plate or bowl. Fry the chicken in batches, till all are done.
  3. Using the same skillet, stir fry the onions till starting to brown. Add the garlic and tomatoes. Stir fry some more. Add the flour and let the roux brown.
  4. Once the roux has browned, add the chicken stock concentrate, 1/2 the hot water, Worcestershire and soy sauce and let it come to a boil. Boil for 3 to 4 minutes till the gravy is thick. Adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  5. Gently put in the fried chicken thighs and the remaining water. Cover and let the chicken braise on a low flame for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the cover and let the sauce thicken.
  6. Sprinkle the top with fresh or dried parsley.
  7. Serve with a crusty bread or salad.


Gudkuk24 Seasoning

Ingredients :

1/2 Tbsp mustard powder

2 Tbsp Salt

3 Tbsp Garlic powder

1 Tbsp Chilli powder

1 Tbsp Black Pepper powder

1 Tbsp Dried Oregano

1 Tbsp dried Thyme

2 Tbsp Paprika


Mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight bottle.

This is a fantastic seasoning sprinkled over roasted vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes, zucchini, eggplant, Brussels sprouts etc. It is great also to use as a dry rub for poultry, pork, beef etc.













About gudkuk24

Love cooking,reading,gardening,listening to music.Have a great zest for life! I do not balk at changes that need to be made to keep me positive. I have an upbeat view of life and take disappointments as experiences and I move on!
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2 Responses to Braised Chicken

  1. Shaila Panday says:

    Yummy, just tried it.


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