Portuguese piri piri chicken

Satisfy your tastebuds with this deliciously tender Portuguese piri piri chicken! A dinner the whole family will love

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Portuguese piri piri chicken
  • 270 gram bottle piri piri marinade
  • 1.4 kilogram butterflied chicken
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable oil


Portuguese piri piri chicken
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan.
  • 2
    Rub ⅓ cup piri piri marinade over both sides of chicken. Heat oil in a large flameproof roasting pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, skin-side down, for 5 minutes. Turn chicken over. Transfer pan to oven; roast chicken for 15 minutes or until juices run clear when the thickest part of a thigh is pierced.
  • 3
    Place chicken on a platter. Serve with remaining piri piri marinade, and roasted potatoes and green salad, if you like.