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How To Make Delicious African Peri Peri Chicken

 

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken

 

If you've ever wanted to learn how to make peri peri chicken, this recipe is for you. It is a lunch and dinner favourite and will leave your mouth watering just making it. 

The kid's call it Mommy's Nando's Peri Peri Chicken. 

Enjoy!

Step 1. Cut up between 10 - 12 Birds Eye Chilli's 

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Cut up some african birds eye chilli

 

If you looking for a milder Peri Peri cut up between 3-6 African red-eyed chilli's. You could use Thai Red Chilli's, they a little less spicy and you can get them at just about the supermarket. You might need to add a little more to give it a punch

Step 2. (Optional) Cut up 5 serranos ripe Mexican chilli's 

How To Make Chicken Peri Peri - Cut up some ripe mexican serrano chilli peppers

This is nice a have to for your Peri Peri sauce, but not needed. It balances the flavour out nicely with the red chillis:) 

Step 3. Add 2-3 bay leaves fresh or dried :) 

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add some bay leaves

Step 4. Add 10-13 fresh garlic cloves

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add some garlic cloves

Step 5. Add sea salt as needed 

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add some sea salt

Step 6.  Add a teaspoon of smoked paprika

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add paprika

Step 7. (Optional) Add some lemon juice

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add some lemon juice

Tip to get more lemon juice our of you lemon, place in the microwave for 15 - 30 seconds, you'll get more juice. Lemon juice is not really needed for peri peri sauce but it gives some nice flavour.

Step 9. Blend into a nice smooth paste

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Blend your ingredients

Step 10. Mix the chicken with the peri-peri sauce

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Mix the peri peri sauce and chicken

Chef Varun Inamdar, strips the chicken of all skin and fat before mixing it with the peri-peri sauce.

Step 11. (Optional) Heat a few coals on the stove

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Prepare the smoke coals

Heat a few coals until red hot on a gas stove or on your Weber. Again this is an optional step

Step 12. Add coal to a small silver bowl and place in the marinaded chicken bowl

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Add a small silver bowl to the marinaded chicken bowl

Step 13. Smoke and Marinade the chicken for 30 minutes

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Smoke for 30 minutes

If you not going to smoke the chicken, let the chicken marinade for at least 30 minutes

Step 14. Fry Or BBQ/Braai Peri Peri Chicken

How To Make Peri Peri Chicken - Fry the chicken

You can either fry or BBQ (aka Braai) the chicken

Step 15. Dip the parsley (optional) in the marinade and baster the chicken

How to make peri peri chicken - baster the marinade with parsley on chicken

You can use parsley or simply baster the chicken with the marinade on the pan or the BBQ.

Step 16. Enjoy your Peri Peri Chicken

How to make peri peri chicken - Enjoy your Peri Peri Chicken

Hope you enjoyed going through the recipe. Below is the video for your reference on How To Make Chicken Peri Peri

 

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