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How to make Portuguese style chicken Caesar salad and Perinaise.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Chicken Caesar Recipe

Portuguese Chicken Caesar Recipe

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Posted in: Salads
Wed, Dec 30, 2015, 14:05
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4 Chicken fillets½ Cup (125ml) mild piri-piri sauce2 Tbsp Canola oil1 Lettuce head4 Nectarines, stoned cut into quarters2 Limes, juiced1 Pomegranate, seeded30g micro leaves1 Cup (250ml) NandoFor the Perinaise:1 cup good quality mayonnaise1-2 teaspoons piri piri sauce
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    1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Marinate the chicken fillets in the piri-piri for 15 minutes.  
    2. Heat the oil over high heat and brown the chicken before placing in the oven to cook for a further 5 minutes until cooked through.
    3. Cut the lettuce into quarters and arrange it on a plate together with the nectarines and a squeeze of lime. 
    4. Once the chicken is cooked, allow it to cool, then tear it apart and add to the salad.   
    5. Splash and dash some perinaise over the salad.
    6. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and micro greens.

    Making the perinaise

    Mix the mayonnaise with the piri piri sauce and stir well.

    Recipe & Photo Credit: Nandos.com


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