By Eddy − On Sunday, March 26, 2023, 11 months ago in Chicken Recipes
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Portuguese Roasted Piri Piri Chicken Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Piri Piri Chicken Recipe

Roasted piri piri chicken is a flavorful and spicy dish that originates from Portugal.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 45 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 whole chicken2 to 3 tablespoons of Piri Piri spice blend1/4 cup of olive oil1 lemon4 garlic clovesSalt and pepper to taste
1 whole chicken2 to 3 tablespoons of Piri Piri spice blend1/4 cup of olive oil1 lemon4 garlic clovesSalt and pepper to taste
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Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. The chicken should be washed and dried with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the Piri Piri spice blend, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Peel the garlic cloves and cut the lemon into wedges.
  5. Put the chicken in a baking or roasting pan.
  6. Brush the chicken with the spice blend mixture, making sure to coat it well on all sides.
  7. Place the lemon wedges and garlic cloves around the chicken.
  8. Roast the chicken for about 45-50 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F (75°C).
  9. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving and serving.

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Denise
Denise
what happens to the lemon and garlic au jus? Do you baste with it? Serve it over rice?
4 months ago, Thursday, November 2, 2023
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Eddy
Yes you can baste with the juices at the bottom of the pan from the garlic and lemon, you can also serve it with a side dish.
4 months ago, Thursday, November 2, 2023
Mel Pinto
Mel Pinto
Looks amazing! Will give it a try.
8 months ago, Wednesday, June 7, 2023
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