Bunny Chow

5/5 from 1 Customers

Bunny chow is one of the best known dishes from Durban, South Africa.

15 minutes

45 minutes


Also works a treat with: Diced lamb - add an extra 100ml water and 30 minutes cooking time

Book: Curry Legend World Curries (p102)

Goes great with: Coleslaw and Red Chilli Sambal (p224)

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Bunny chow is one of the best known dishes from Durban, South Africa.

It’s a simple curry served in a hollowed-out loaf of bread (it was originally served as a streetfood and the bread made it portable - it soaks up all the juices and is possibly the best part!).

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15 minutes

45 minutes



4 with sides


Low Effort

Main Ingredient


Main Ingredient



Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste


Meal Taste



Popular Style



South Africa

  • 500g diced chicken (thighs are best)
  • 2 medium onions - finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic - finely chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes - roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • ½ lemon
  • 4 crusty bread rolls - cut in ½ and hollowed out

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Curry in a bun.....whats not to like. Yummy

This looks delicious- glad you enjoyed it!

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