Peri Peri Chicken Recipe

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Peri Peri Chicken
How to make Peri Peri Chicken
  • Recipe By: Neha Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The peri peri sauce is traditionally made with a fiery pepper from Africa called 'pili'. Chicken breasts marinated in a home made version of this sauce and baked perfect.

Ingredients of Peri Peri Chicken

  • 2 fresh hot chile peppers (jalapeno), chopped (we used canned jalapenos)
  • 2 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 4-5 Tbsp olive oil or more to achieve desired consistency
  • 2 cayenne pepper or red pepper (adjust quantity to taste), roasted and de seeded
  • 1 red bell pepper, roasted and de seeded
  • 2 tsp garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano or to taste
  • 1/2 kg chicken breast, cut in medium size

How to Make Peri Peri Chicken

  • 1.Combine all ingredients (apart from the chicken) in a blender and process to a smooth paste. Taste and adjust with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika.
  • 2.Marinate chicken breast and refrigerate for at least 12 hours to allow flavors to develop.
  • 3.Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes at 250 degrees and serve hot.