Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Chicken Recipes

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Recipe

This Portuguese piri piri chicken recipe is an authentic Portuguese dish that will wake up your taste buds.
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Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

3 cloves garlicJuice and zest of one lemonJuice of one orange.60ml olive oil2 tsp of sweet paprika¼ tsp of black pepperPiri piri sauce (to taste)1 tsp of dried oregano1kg chicken pieces with skin on½ tsp of salt1 tbsp of chopped fresh parsley (garnish)
3 cloves garlicJuice and zest of one lemonJuice of one orange.60ml olive oil2 tsp of sweet paprika¼ tsp of black pepperPiri piri sauce (to taste)1 tsp of dried oregano1kg chicken pieces with skin on½ tsp of salt1 tbsp of chopped fresh parsley (garnish)
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Preparation

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 390 Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the garlic the lemon juice, orange juice and olive oil in a food processor until you have a rough paste.
  3. Add the lemon zest, sweet paprika, black pepper, the piri piri sauce and oregano.
  4. Mix on a low setting until well combined.
  5. Pour the marinate into a plastic bowl.
  6. Add the chicken pieces and leave to marinate for at least an hour or overnight is even better.
  7. Lay the chicken out in a baking dish, sprinkle with salt and cook in the oven for 45 minutes.
  8. Carefully baste the chicken with the pan juices and serve sprinkled with fresh parsley.
Recipe & Photo Credit: sprinklesandsprouts.com.au

Joseph
Joseph
Do not like my food to hurt me. Hot peppers are not my friend. Tried piri piri twice and used only half of the amount listed in the recipes. Discarded the end product. Never again. So, I think I will try using 1/2 t of smoked paprika (in addition to the sweet paprika above).
2 years ago, Sunday, May 8, 2022
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Carlos Gomes
Carlos Gomes
Where you get piri piri n what is it
2 years ago, Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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Eddy

You can make your own Carlos, it a pepper sauce, here is a recipe: https://portugueserecipes.ca/recipe/1200/26/Authentic-Portuguese-Piri-Piri-Sauce-Recipe

2 years ago, Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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