Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka

Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka. Photo credit: Dylan Pretorius-Spires.

Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka – South African enjoyment

Love authentic South African dishes? Try this unique combination that will blow your mind.

Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka

Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka. Photo credit: Dylan Pretorius-Spires.

Love South African-inspired recipes? This biltong mielie bread with chakalaka contains everything that reminds us of good old Mzansi. This delicious recipe created by student chef Dylan Pretorius-Spires of the Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine. It is a must-try for anyone who loves to bring a South African flavour to the dinner table.

Mielie bread is an old favourite popularly served with a braai. Biltong is one the most delightful snacks enjoyed widely among South Africans. And finally, chakalaka is a usually spicy veggie relish that adds so much flavour to any dish. Combine these three amazing South African foods and you get a biltong mielie bread with chakalaka. Simply delightful!

This South African special is brought to you by the Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine. Make sure you check out the other recipes by this excellent school. Let us know in the comments section of this recipe if you have tried this recipe.

Biltong mielie bread with chakalaka recipe

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Recipe by Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine Course: SidesCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy


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  • Biltong mielie bread
  • 1 can 1 cream-style sweetcorn

  • 3 3 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 3 tablespoons 3 melted butter

  • 60 g 60 white sugar

  • 140 g 140 cake flour, sifted

  • pinch of Oryx dessert salt

  • pinch of Oryx dessert pepper

  • 3 teaspoons 3 baking powder

  • 100 g 100 biltong

  • Chakalaka
  • 3 tablespoons 3 oil

  • 1 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 2 2 green chillies, seeded and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons 2 masala

  • 4 4 carrots, grated

  • 200 g 200 chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons 2 tomato paste


  • Biltong mielie bread
  • Mix the sweetcorn, eggs and butter in a bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients and season to taste.
  • Put a greaseproof paper base into a small tomato paste can. Grease well and fill half with mealie bread mixture.
  • Bake at 180⁰C for 10 minutes.
  • Chakalaka
  • Heat the oil in a sauce pan and fry onions until translucent.
  • Add the chillies and masala. Stir until onions are coated in masala.
  • Add the grated carrots, tomatoes and tomato paste.
  • Stir until mixture is combined and cook for 10 minutes.


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