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Peri Peri/ Piri Piri Bbq Chicken

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Peri Peri chillies were brought over to Portugal by African immigrants. In this recipe ground chillies are mixed with several ingredients to make this beloved marinade.
  Fresh red chillies 3
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), crushed
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coarse salt 1 Teaspoon
  Roasting chicken 1


1. Puree the Red Hot chillies.

2. Add to a bowl with all the other ingredients.

3. If Spatchcocking the Chicken, follow the instructions in the video.

4. Marinate the Chicken in the Peri Peri marinade, from one hour to overnight.

5. BBQ till seared on both sides and finish in a 350 degree oven till cooked all the way through.


6. Serve & Enjoy.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 908 Calories from Fat 610

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.5%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 248.2 mg82.7%

Sodium 651.2 mg27.1%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.5%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 60 g120.4%

Vitamin A 83.9% Vitamin C 214.3%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 27%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peri Peri/ Piri Piri Bbq Chicken Recipe Video