Peri Peri/ Piri Piri Bbq Chicken

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Oct. 27, 2016

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 908Calories from Fat 610

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 651 mg27.13%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 60 g120%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet