By Eddy − On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 11 months ago in Chicken Recipes
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Portuguese BBQ Piri Piri Chicken Recipe


Portuguese bbq piri piri chicken is a delicious dish that combines the smoky flavor of barbecue with the spicy kick of piri piri seasoning. Piri piri is a type of chili pepper that is commonly used in Portuguese and African cuisine, and it adds a fiery heat to the chicken.
Portuguese BBQ Piri Piri Chicken Recipe


Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In2 h 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs4 bone-in, skin-on chicken drumsticks1/4 cup olive oil3 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon smoked paprika1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup orange juice1/4 cup white wine vinegar2 tablespoons of piri piri sauce (or to taste)
4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs4 bone-in, skin-on chicken drumsticks1/4 cup olive oil3 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon smoked paprika1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup orange juice1/4 cup white wine vinegar2 tablespoons of piri piri sauce (or to taste)
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Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, smoked paprika, cumin, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Add the chicken to the bowl and toss to coat with the spice mixture. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours, or overnight.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, orange juice, white wine vinegar, and piri piri sauce.
  4. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat.
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill for 20-25 minutes, turning occasionally, until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.
  6. During the last 5 minutes of grilling, baste the chicken with the piri piri sauce mixture.
  7. Before serving, take the chicken off the grill and allow it to rest for five to ten minutes.

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