Baked amasi chicken with lemon and rosemary

This tasty South African dish is the perfect meal whether you are looking for a quick easy meal or if you are cooking for the entire family. Give this recipe a try for a great tasting dish. 


  • 8-10 chicken pieces
  • 500 ml amasi
  • 4 garlic cloves, bruised
  • 2 onions, cut into quarters
  • Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 30ml  Robertsons chicken spice mix
  • 4 rosemary sprigs
  • 30ml olive oil
  • Lemon slices or wedges


Grease an ovenproof dish with non-stick spray.

1. Put the chicken, amasi, garlic and onions in a marinating dish. Mix well and leave to marinate overnight.

2. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Remove the chicken, onion and garlic from the marinade and arrange in the oven-proof dish.

3. Season the chicken with the lemon juice, zest and spice mix. Tuck the rosemary between the chicken pieces and drizzle the oil over.

4. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until golden brown and done. Serve with lemon slices or wedges

Finally sit down and tuck in to this succulent chicken dish