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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
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Portuguese Roasted Oregano Chicken Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Oregano Chicken Recipe

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1 chicken cut into pieces1/4 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)

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  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

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