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RECIPE: Piri Piri Chicken

Posted by tastesofportugal (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 12, 10 at 23:19

Invite your friends and enjoy Chicken Piri Piri outdoors with lots of Vinho Verde

Serves 4 6

- 2 medium-sized chickens (1 1.2 kg each)
- salt and pepper
- 100 gr. butter
- whole piri piri, crushed (3 5 for medium; 6 10 for hot)
- 10ml lemon juice
- 2 4 cloves of garlic crushed
- 5ml paprika
- 12.5ml olive oil

Clean the chickens, cut open through the back and flatten (butterfly style). Slit through the thick parts of the chicken. Using the above ingredients, make into a paste and rub it over the inside and outside of the chicken. Rest the chicken for 2 hours. Preheat BBQ (braai) to medium and grill the chicken until done turning and basting regularly.

Serve with the following sauce:

- 20ml butter (plus 12.5ml olive oil optional)
- 2 cloves of garlic
- piri piri to taste
- juice of half a lemon
- 5ml chopped parsley

Fry the garlic in the butter (and oil). Add piri piri, lemon juice and parsley. Remove the garlic and serve.

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Thanks for the recipe, one can never have enough chicken recipes!

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