Peri Peri Chicken Recipe
Peri peri chicken is a world renowned dish, famous for its bold, vibrant and extremely spicy flavour.
- Total Cook Time 45 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 30 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Peri Peri Chicken
- Chicken 1 kg
- For the piri-piri sauce:
- 6-12 fresh red chilies,
- 1 Tbsp garlic, chopped
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1/2 tbsp paprika (or red chili powder)
- 100 ml olive oil
- 50 ml red wine vinegar
How to Make Peri Peri ChickenHideShow Media
Preheat the oven to 180C.
Place the chilies on a roasting tray and roast them for 10 minutes.
Cool and roughly chop the chilies.
Place the chilies, garlic, salt, oregano, paprika, olive oil and vinegar in a saucepan, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Allow the mixture to cool, then place in food processor and blend to a fine paste.
Place the chicken in a sealable plastic bag.
Add half the piri-piri sauce, spreading it evenly over the chicken.
Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hour.
Skewer the marinated chicken and grill till done.
Chef's tip: If you don't find paprika then use red chili powder.