Peri Peri Chicken Recipe

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Peri Peri Chicken
  • Chef: Vijay Anand Bakshi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Peri peri chicken is a world renowned dish, famous for its bold, vibrant and extremely spicy flavour.

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

  • 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.