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Peri Peri Chicken Recipe

Peri Peri Chicken

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
  • Easy

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 Chicken

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1.
Preheat the oven to 180C.
2.
Place the chilies on a roasting tray and roast them for 10 minutes.
3.
Cool and roughly chop the chilies.
4.
Place the chilies, garlic, salt, oregano, paprika, olive oil and vinegar in a saucepan, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
5.
Allow the mixture to cool, then place in food processor and blend to a fine paste.
6.
Place the chicken in a sealable plastic bag.
7.
Add half the piri-piri sauce, spreading it evenly over the chicken.
8.
Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hour.
9.
Skewer the marinated chicken and grill till done.
10.
Chef's tip: If you don't find paprika then use red chili powder.
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