Popular Recipes
A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

This delicious and simple Portuguese roasted oregano chicken recipe (receita de frango assado no forno com orégãos) makes a great family meal.
Portuguese Roasted Oregano Chicken Recipe
Preparation time:
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
Level of Difficulty:
Posted by:

Portuguese Roasted Oregano Chicken Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Oregano Chicken Recipe

Posted in: Poultry
star star star star star
4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
Views 8703


1 chicken cut into pieces1/4 cup of butter3 tablespoons of pepper sauce (to taste)2 garlic cloves, choppedSalt (to taste)Piri piri sauce (to taste)1 teaspoon of paprika1 teaspoon of oreganoJuice of 1 lemon1/2 cup of white wineDiced potatoes (to taste)
  • Get groceries & other stuff Get groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com
  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Put the butter in a bowl and melt in the microwave for a few seconds.
    2. Add the pepper sauce and mix well, add the ​garlic, salt, piri piri sauce, oregano, paprika and lemon juice and mix well.
    3. Brush the chicken with this mixture and let it marinate for at least 2 hours.
    4. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF.
    5. Place the potatoes with a little salt and the chicken in a pyrex dish and drizzle with the white wine.
    6. Roast for about 50 minutes and enjoy.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: acaixadotempo.blogspot.com

    Click here to join our Facebook group!


    You might also like
    Portuguese  Chicken Kebabs Recipe
    How to make Portuguese style chicken kebabs.
    Portuguese Chicken Fricasse Recipe
    My wife tried this recipe for Portuguese chicken fricasse (fricasse de frango) in Algarve, and she says that until this day, it is one of the best chicken dishes she has ever eaten.
    Portuguese Roasted Chicken with Chouriço Sauce Recipe
    This Portuguese roasted chicken with chouriço sauce recipe (receita de frango assado com molho de chouriço) is very easy to make and tastes delicious.