By Eddy − On Sunday, February 25, 2018, 4 Years ago in Chicken Recipes
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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
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This delicious Portuguese chicken Mozambique recipe combines tender chicken with a delicious lemon and garlic sauce.
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.

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Comments
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.
4 Months ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
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Eddy
Thank you for the tip Duarte.
4 Months ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
Mark Strong
What rice do you recommend to eat with this
6 Months ago, Sunday, January 16, 2022
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Eddy

Hi Mark, this rice is a great side for this dish: https://portugueserecipes.ca/recipe/98/26/Portuguese-Rice-Recipe

6 Months ago, Sunday, January 16, 2022
Jan Hand
Jan Hand
Please what is goya con azafran?
10 Months ago, Saturday, September 18, 2021
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