PORTUGUESE-STYLE PERI-PERI CHICKEN RECIPE

PORTUGUESE-STYLE PERI-PERI CHICKEN RECIPE

This week, make things easy and prepare some of your favourite recipes. Try this recipe for Portuguese-style peri-peri chicken and you’ll never order takeout again. Roasted chicken is a family favorite. Using your preferred chicken seasonings, you can prepare a delicious meal for your loved ones, complete with any and all accompaniments your heart desires. The chicken is always perfectly spicy, tender, and cooked to perfection.

PORTUGUESE-STYLE PERI-PERI CHICKEN SUGGESTIONS

Do you want precisely seasoned, evenly cooked chicken? It’s best to let it rest, uncovered in the fridge, after being cut into pieces and seasoned with salt and pepper. Use a much of your preferred Nando’s sauce to maximize the heat and flavor if you’re a fan of the fiery stuff. Creamed spinach and potato chips or wedges from an air fryer are the perfect complement to your fried chicken.

Peri-peri chicken, prepared in the way of Portuguese, makes for a deliciously fragrant and spicy weeknight meal for the whole family.

Portuguese-style peri-peri chicken recipe

PORTUGUESE-STYLE PERI-PERI CHICKEN RECIPE

Recipe by Carla Zinkfontein

Course: Main

Cuisine: South African, Portguese

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into its portions

  • 1 bottle Nando’s Peri Peri sauce (use your faovurite flavour)

  • salt to taste

  • 1 tbsp. chili powder

  • 2 sprigs thyme

  • 1 tbsp. chicken spice

  • 1 tbsp. red chili flakes

  • ¼ cup plain yoghurt

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 tsp ginger & garlic paste

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 30 ml vegetable oil

  • 250 ml fresh cream

METHOD

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper before letting it rest in the fridge for at least an hour. This will give it a crispier skin and season the chicken properly.
  • Place the whole or portioned chicken on a rack in a roasting tray.
  • Roast in a 180°C oven for 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Remove from the oven and pour over your sauce before putting it back and roasting for another 10-15 minutes.
  • The extra sauce is great for serving with rice.
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