Piri Piri chicken

Peri peri has so many differing origins and then history of it is as colourful as the dish itself.
piri piri chicken

Piri piri (used as a seasoning or marinade) is Portuguese in origin and especially prevalent in Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa. In this recipe we use our own piri piri marinade which is deliciously taste bud tingling, you can use shop bought too if you don’t want to make it.

AuthorHungry PandaCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

For the Piri Piri marinade
 5 garlic cloves, crushed
 3 red chillies (as hot as you dare!)
 1 tsp ginger, grated or a tsp of ready minced ginger
 50 ml vegetable oil
 25 ml white or red wine vinegar
 3 tbsp soy sauce
 1 tbsp Tabasco (or more if you want it hot!)
 1 tbsp smoked paprika
 1 tbsp sweet paprika
 3 tsp dried oregano
 1 tsp caster sugar (optional)
 2 tbsp lime/lemon juice
Ingredients for Piri Piri chicken
 2 chicken breast sliced into large goujon pieces
 2 red onions thinly sliced
 1 carrot thinly sliced
 green beans/french beans finely sliced
 mix of fresh pepper (red yellow, orange, which ever you prefer) thinly sliced
 broccoli
 sliced tomatoes (when serving)

1

Put the piri piri marinade into a bowl. Add chicken and leave to marinade for at least an hour.

2

Take 2 spoons of the piri piri infused oil and heat in a pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes.

3

Add the marinaded chicken into the pan

4

5 minutes before the chicken is ready, add the sliced veg to the pan and cook until soft.

5

Serve with delicious coconut ginger rice, this goes perfectly with the spicy piri piri flavours.

6

If you fancy an extra side consider our recipe for coconut ginger rice

Ingredients

For the Piri Piri marinade
 5 garlic cloves, crushed
 3 red chillies (as hot as you dare!)
 1 tsp ginger, grated or a tsp of ready minced ginger
 50 ml vegetable oil
 25 ml white or red wine vinegar
 3 tbsp soy sauce
 1 tbsp Tabasco (or more if you want it hot!)
 1 tbsp smoked paprika
 1 tbsp sweet paprika
 3 tsp dried oregano
 1 tsp caster sugar (optional)
 2 tbsp lime/lemon juice
Ingredients for Piri Piri chicken
 2 chicken breast sliced into large goujon pieces
 2 red onions thinly sliced
 1 carrot thinly sliced
 green beans/french beans finely sliced
 mix of fresh pepper (red yellow, orange, which ever you prefer) thinly sliced
 broccoli
 sliced tomatoes (when serving)

Directions

1

Put the piri piri marinade into a bowl. Add chicken and leave to marinade for at least an hour.

2

Take 2 spoons of the piri piri infused oil and heat in a pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes.

3

Add the marinaded chicken into the pan

4

5 minutes before the chicken is ready, add the sliced veg to the pan and cook until soft.

5

Serve with delicious coconut ginger rice, this goes perfectly with the spicy piri piri flavours.

6

If you fancy an extra side consider our recipe for coconut ginger rice

Piri Piri chicken