Peri Peri Chicken

  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Ingredients
  • 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
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  3. Place the chilies on a roasting tray and roast them for 10 minutes.
  4. Cool and roughly chop the chilies.
  5. Place the chilies, garlic, salt, oregano, paprika, olive oil and vinegar in a saucepan, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool, then place in food processor and blend to a fine paste.
  7. Place the chicken in a sealable plastic bag.
  8. Add half the piri-piri sauce, spreading it evenly over the chicken.
  9. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hour.
  10. Skewer the marinated chicken and grill till done.

If you don’t find paprika then use red chili powder.