The term Per-peri refers to a kind of Malagueta pepper. The recipe of Peri-Peri was first invented by Portuguese explorers residing in Portugal's former Southern African territories, Mozambique, and the other border areas of South Africa. Peri-Peri Chicken is a flavourous meal of any cut of chicken. It is generally served with homemade peri-peri sauce. Although peri-peri chicken originated and got famous in South Africa, eventually its popularity crossed the border. We are here with the 5 best Peri Peri Chicken recipes to try at home.
5 Yummy Peri Peri Chicken Recipes for Bangladeshi Kitchen
BBQ Peri Peri Chicken
Ingredients For The Marinade:
1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1/3 cup BBQ sauce, 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 1 tablespoon onion powder, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 2-4 teaspoons sriracha, 1 teaspoon mustard, 2 teaspoons salt, black pepper, to taste.
1 1/2 kg to 2kg whole chicken, Salt, and pepper to season
First, prepare the marinated sauce using the given ingredients.
Take another bowl and coat the chicken using 3/4 of the marinade and laminate the chicken nicely until fully coated in sauce. Now enclose the bowl with chicken with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator overnight or at least for 2 hours.
When you are cooking, prepare the oven to 470°F and put an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Keep the chicken at room temperature for 20-30 minutes. Then place the chicken in the oven, and cook for 20 minutes. Low the heat to 400°F and roast for 35-40 minutes.
Instructions For the BBQ:
Place chicken on a well-greased grill over medium heat, and cook for 40-45 minutes. Finally, serve with sauce.
Baked Peri Peri Chicken
3 cloves of garlic, Juice and Zest of 1 lemon, Juice of 1 orange, ¼ cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons sweet paprika, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 2.2 lb Chicken pieces, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon parsley.
First, prepare the oven to 200°C or 390ºF. Meanwhile, prepare the marinate also using the given ingredients.
Now take a ziplock bag and pour the marinade into the bag and then add the chicken pieces and leave to marinate for an hour. It would be better if you stayed up all night.
Remove the chicken from the bag, put it into a dish, sprinkle over the salt and cook in the oven for 45 minutes. Carefully beat the chicken with the pan juices. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.