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This Portuguese roasted chicken with vegetables recipe (receita de frango assado com legumes) is not only delicious, it is also very easy to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
1 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Roasted Chicken with Vegetables Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Chicken with Vegetables Recipe

Posted in: Poultry
Dec 20, 2017
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2 carrots, sliced½ green pepper, sliced into small pieces1 medium onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, mincedCherry tomatoes (to taste)Small new potatoes (to taste)1 chicken, split in 8 pieces1 bay leafChili pepper paste (to taste)½ cup of white wine½ cup of waterOlive oil and salt (to taste) Get these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF.
  2. Season the chicken pieces with the garlic, bay leaf, salt, chili pepper paste and set aside.
  3. In a tray, add some olive oil to the bottom of it and add the vegetables on top.
  4. Season with a little salt and drizzle with some olive oil.
  5. Over the vegetables, place the chicken and drizzle a little more olive oil.
  6. Pour the ½ glass of wine and the ½ glass of water over it.
  7. Let it cook and from time to time turn the chicken so it cooks on both sides.
  8. When the chicken starts gaining color, add the potatoes.
  9. It should take about 50 minutes to cook the chicken.
Recipe & Photo Credit: SofiaG, saborintenso.com
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