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Chicken Kaçamak Recipe


Chicken Kaçamak Recipe Chicken Kaçamak Recipe

Kaçamak is a traditional Turkish dish which can be cooked in various types.It’s similar to Italian polenta. It can be served plain, with chicken or meat or with melted butter and molasses as a desert. In this version I made chicken kaçamak. You can prepare the same dish with chooped or ground beef also.


For the kaçamak;

  • 3 cups of boiling water,
  • 2 teaspoons of corn flour,
  • Salt,
  • 1 tablespoon butter.

For chicken sautee;

  • 1 whole chicken breast, chopped,
  • 1 onion, chopped,
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste,
  • 1 large tomato, peeled and chopped,
  • 3 tablespoons oil,
  • Salt.


  1. For the sautee heat oil in a large pan,
  2. add into the onion and sautee until tender,
  3. Add the chopped chicken and cook until it changes color and the broth evaporates,
  4. Add the tomato paste and roast it until smells good,
  5. Add tomato and cook until tender,
  6. Add the salt, stir and remove from the heat,
  7. For the kaçamak take water into a deep pan, add salt,
  8. Add corn flour to the boiling water and stir quickly until the lump is gone,
  9. Cook, constantly stirring, until the desired consistency,
  10. In a different pan melt the butter,
  11. Pour the kaçamak into the serving plates,
  12. Toss the melted butter over and place the sauteed chicken on top.

Bon Appetit…


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