Piri Piri Chicken
This spicy Portuguese chicken dish is made by marinating chicken in a hot pepper sauce and grilling it or baking it.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
- 2 Chicken quarters , skin on (any cut of chicken will do, with or without skin)
- 1/4 c Olive oil
- 1/2 c De Nigris roasted garlic seasoned white wine vinegar
- 1 Lemon , juice
- 1 Red finger hot chili pepper , seeded
- 1 Serrano pepper , seeded
- 1 clove Garlic
- 2 tsp Cayenne pepper
- 2 tsp Salt
- 2 tsp Black pepper
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
Place oil, vinegar, lemon juice, fresh peppers, powdered peppers, garlic and salt in blender and blend until smooth.
Reserve some sauce to be used after cooking
Lift skin of chicken and rub butter under it
Put chicken in freezer bag with the rest of the sauce and marinate for 4 hours or overnight
Bake in 425 degree F oven for 20-30 minutes in a casserole dish or until chicken internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F OR Grill chicken until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
Serve with reserved sauce
Serving: 1piece | Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1763mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 18% | Vitamin C: 36% | Calcium: 4% | Iron: 8%