Making a Brazilian feast to celebrate the World Cup?  Try this zesty, spicy chicken recipe.


  • 1kg chicken pieces, trimmed of fat

  • 1 lemon, juice and zest

  • 2 tsps McCormick chilli powder

  • 2 tsps McCormick oregano Leaves

  • 2 tsps McCormick cumin, ground

  • 1 tsp McCormick white pepper, ground

  • 2 tsp fresh garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • ½ cup fresh coriander, chopped

  • 4 cups cooked jasmine rice


  • 1.

    Score chicken pieces and place into a large freezer bag. Mix lemon juice, chilli, oregano, cumin, pepper, garlic and oil and pour over chicken and massage well.

  • 2.

    Marinade for at least 1 hour or overnight.

  • 3.

    BBQ or oven bake in a hot (200°C) oven for 25 minutes.

  • 4.

    Serve with lemon slices and on a bed of rice mixed with chopped coriander and lemon zest.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 801kj
  • Fat Total 43g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 52g
  • Carbohydrate 48g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 227mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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