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  • 3 red peppers

  • 2 crumbled dried Chilli's

  • 6 medium halved and deseeded Red chilli's

  • 4 roughly chopped Garlic Cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground Coriander

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • Lemon Juice

  • 2 boneless chicken thigh fillets


  • 1.

    Grill peppers on all sides until skin is blackened. Place in a plastic bag and leave to cool. Peel away the skin, halve, deseed and roughly chop

  • 2.

    To make the piri piri sauce, put the peppers, dried and fresh chillies, garlic and coriander into a food processor. Add enough olive oil to make a loose paste

  • 3.

    Spread half of the piri piri over the Chicken and marinate for 4 hours

  • 4.

    Mix the remaining paste with tablespoon of olive oil and red wine vinegar to make a dressing

  • 5.

    Set the BBQ to hot and cook chicken both sides until crispy and brown

  • 6.

    Serve with lemon wedges, salad leaves, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and crusty bread

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Posted by Ximena2Report
I think that this recipe isn't the one I'm looking for, probably what I expect is having the one that Portuguese Chicken in Australia sells in Sydney next to Brighton Le Sands, if you know the recipe please send it to me, thanks
Posted by Edith16Report
That sounds delicious!
Posted by Asimina2Report
this was nice but I think it needed some salt.