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Preparation time:
6 h 10 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
6 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese BBQ'd Chicken Recipe

Portuguese BBQ'd Chicken Recipe

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Posted in: Poultry
Mon, Oct 16, 2017, 19:50
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1 small chicken6 cloves of garlic200 ml of olive oil2 tablespoons of lemon juiceParsley (to taste)Piri piri sauce (to taste)Lemon Juice (to taste)Salt (to taste)
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    1. Cut the chicken and separate legs and wings.
    2. Then make a few cuts on the thickest parts (legs and chest).
    3. Meanwhile, in a mortar make a paste with the garlic, parsley, salt and piri piri sauce.
    4. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and stir well.
    5. Thoroughly rub the chicken pieces with this prepared sauce and marinate for at least half of a day.
    6. Slowly roast in charcoal or an electric grill.
    7. Once in a while, while the chicken roasts, brush it using the sauce you used to marinate the chicken.
    8. Accompany with chips (Portuguese fries).
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Currysaborintenso.com


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