By Edu Costa − On Sunday, February 25, 2018, 5 years ago in Chicken Recipes
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Portuguese Chicken Mozambique Recipe

Portuguese Chicken Mozambique Recipe

This delicious Portuguese chicken Mozambique recipe combines tender chicken with a delicious lemon and garlic sauce.

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings2

Chicken Mozambique is a popular dish from the African country of Mozambique. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that is typically made with chicken pieces that are marinated in a spicy sauce, then cooked in the same sauce until the chicken is tender and the flavors have melded together.

The sauce for Chicken Mozambique typically includes a combination of garlic, lemon juice, paprika, chili peppers, and coconut milk or cream. Some versions of the recipe may also include beer or white wine, which can add an additional layer of complexity to the flavor.

To make Chicken Mozambique, the chicken pieces are first marinated in the sauce for several hours or overnight, which allows the flavors to fully penetrate the meat. The chicken is then browned in a pan or on a grill before being simmered in the sauce until fully cooked and tender.

Chicken Mozambique is often served with rice or bread, which can be used to soak up the flavorful sauce. Some recipes may also include vegetables, such as bell peppers or onions, which are cooked along with the chicken for added texture and nutrition.

Overall, Chicken Mozambique is a delicious and flavorful dish that is popular in many parts of the world. Its unique blend of spicy and savory flavors makes it a great choice for anyone who enjoys bold and flavorful dishes.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of olive oil2 pounds of chicken breast, cubed3 tablespoons of butter1 onion, diced1 teaspoon of salt2 tablespoons of garlic, chopped1 teaspoon of lemon juice6 oz of beer2 sazon goya con azafran packets2 tablespoons of piri piri sauce1 teaspoon of cilantro, chopped to garnish2 lemon quarters, to garnish
2 tablespoons of olive oil2 pounds of chicken breast, cubed3 tablespoons of butter1 onion, diced1 teaspoon of salt2 tablespoons of garlic, chopped1 teaspoon of lemon juice6 oz of beer2 sazon goya con azafran packets2 tablespoons of piri piri sauce1 teaspoon of cilantro, chopped to garnish2 lemon quarters, to garnish
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Directions

  1. In a large frying pan, sauté the chicken cubes in the olive oil on medium to high heat and season with the teaspoon of salt.
  2. Once cooked through, remove the chicken and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Add the onions and garlic to the pan along with 1 tablespoon of the butter and stir as it cooks.
  4. Pour half of a beer, 6 oz, into the pan and stir to deglaze the pan.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan along with the piri piri sauce, lemon juice, two packets of sazon goya, and the rest of the butter.
  6. Let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat while stirring occasionally.
  7. Once done, remove from the pan and place onto a serving platter.
  8. Garnish with the chopped cilantro and lemon quarters.
  9. Serve along with some rice while hot.
Maria
Maria
It was time for bed until I came across this recipe, looks so good ,time to cook.
6 months ago, Sunday, May 21, 2023
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Beverly
Beverly
Easy to make
9 months ago, Tuesday, February 28, 2023
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Duarte Cabral
Duarte Cabral
I find it better to just sear the chicken and then let it cook with the sauce for about 20 minutes. Also I use a stick of butter and olive oil.
1 year ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
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Edu Costa
Thank you for the tip Duarte.
1 year ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
Mark Strong
What rice do you recommend to eat with this
1 year ago, Saturday, January 15, 2022
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Jan Hand
Jan Hand
Please what is goya con azafran?
2 years ago, Saturday, September 18, 2021
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