How To Make Chicken Peri Peri

African Barbeque Chicken Recipe

by Get Curried
How To Make Chicken Peri Peri (African Barbeque Chicken Recipe)

Learn how to make Chicken Peri Peri with Chef Varun Inamdar. Chicken Peri Peri (or Piri Piri) is an African barbeque chicken recipe introduced in Africa by the Portuguese. It derives its name from the Peri-Peri sauce.

Watch how to make this delicious recipe is quick and easy steps from the Bombay Chef Varun Inamdar only on Get Curried.

How To Make Chicken Peri Peri (African Barbeque Chicken Recipe)
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Chicken Peri Peri

Rating: 3.5/5
( 2 voted )
Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 100 ml Extra Virgin olive oil
  • 10 - 13 garlic cloves
  • 5 ripe serrano chilies
  • 10- 12 African devil red chilies
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Sea salt as required
  • 1 lemon juice
  • Parsley
  • 3-4 charcoal chunks
  • 1 tbsp oil


The Sauce:

Take the devil red chilies, serrano chilies, bay leaves, garlic cloves, sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, smoked paprika, and lemon juice in a grinder and make a fine paste.

The Marination:

Cut the chicken into 8 pieces after removing the fat. Add the peri-peri sauce to the chicken pieces and mix it properly.

Smoke Infusion:

Take a few pieces of wood charcoal and place them on the gas burner and heat them till they are red. Take the burning charcoal pieces in a small bowl and keep the bowl in the bowl of marinated chicken pieces. Pour some olive oil on the charcoals and as soon as they start emitting smoke cover the marination bowl with a lid. Let it smoke for 30 minutes.

The Barbeque:

  1. Heat a pan on a moderate flame. Place the pieces of the marinated chicken in the pan and heat till brown.
  2. Take some fresh parsley leaves and dab them in the marinade. Baste the pieces of chicken with the marinade. Keep turning the pieces of the chicken and make sure they are brown on all sides.

Turn off the flame and Chicken Peri Peri is ready to serve.

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