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Piri Piri Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chicken leg 4
For the sauce
  Red chilies 4 Large, chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), peeled
  Sweet paprika powder 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Medium
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In the blender combine red chili, garlic, sweet paprika, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil and sea salt.
2. Blend until well combined.
3. Make slits on the chicken legs using a sharp knife.
4. Marinate the chicken with ½ of the marinade and evenly coat it.
5. Allow the chicken to rest for 2 hours or overnight.
6. After 2 hours prepare the bbq.

MAKING
7. Place the chicken on the hot bbq and baste the chicken with the remaining marinade.
8. Cook the chicken until done.

SERVING
9. Serve with fresh salad on the side.

Things You Will Need
Blender
Bbq
Mixing bowl

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Chicken Leg
Preparation Time: 
140 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 311 Calories from Fat 167

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 107.2 mg35.7%

Sodium 505.2 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C 121.5%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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