Chicken Feet Recipe

August 1, 2023
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Chicken feet, a popular delicacy in many Asian and African cultures, are more than just a novelty; they are an explosion of textures and flavours that will surprise and delight your senses. Get ready to elevate your dining experience with a dish that might sound unusual at first, but will undoubtedly leave you craving for more – this delightful chicken feet recipe!

Chicken feet


  • 500 g Chicken feet cleaned
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon all in one curry powder with garlic
  • ½ chopped onion
  • Optional: sugar to taste



After rinsing and cleaning the chicken feet, add the chicken feet into a pan and add a little water.


Season with pink Himalayan salt and add the turmeric. Let the chicken feet simmer for 30 minutes with the lid on.


After 30 minutes remove the chicken feet from the pan.


In the same pan, add a little oil, allow to heat and add 1 tablespoon all in one curry powder with garlic and let it roast for about 1-2 minutes.


Add ½ chopped red onion and sauté until translucent. Once fully cooked, add the cooked chicken feet back into the pan.


Add 1 tablespoon crushed garlic/garlic powder.


Add 2 tablespoon paprika.


Add 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce.


Add some dry/fresh thyme.


Add some water into the pan again and mix.


Add 1 tablespoon tomato paste.


Allow to simmer for 15 minutes with the lid on.


Optional: Add some sugar to balance the acidic taste of the tomatoe paste.


To serve: Garnish with parsley


Tip from the recipe author: Enjoy with a side of warm pap.

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Recipe and styling by: Mufarisi Manyuha

Recipe styled by: Mufarisi Manyuha

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