A collection of popular Portuguese recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Join us Today
Please join now to access all features.
It's Quick, Easy and Free!
Join with Facebook
Join with Google

Serve this delicious Portuguese roasted chicken with beer and lemon (frango assado com cerveja e limão) with a salad, rice or baked potatoes.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 15 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Roasted Chicken with Beer & Lemon Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Roasted Chicken with Beer & Lemon Recipe

Share this Recipe

Posted in: Chicken Recipes
Thu, Apr 19, 2018
5 out of 5 with 12 ratings
Views: 33241


1 whole chicken4 cloves of garlic1 tablespoon of ground mild pepper1 teaspoon of fine herbs1 bay leaf1/2 cup of olive oil1 cup of beerPiri piri sauce (to taste)A pinch of salt1 lemon1 cube of knorr chicken broth1 1/2 tablespoons of margarine Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.
* Conversion Chart


  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC or 340ºF.
  2. Wash the chicken, place it on a tray and put aside.
  3. In a bowl, place the finely chopped peeled garlic cloves, mild pepper, fine herbs, bay leaf, olive oil, beer, piri piri sauce and salt.
  4. Mix everything and rub it all over the chicken (outside and inside),  also place inside the chicken broth cube and three slices of lemon.
  5. Finally add the juice of the other 1/2 of the lemon over the chicken and spread the margarine cut in cubes.
  6. Bake the chicken for about 1 hour turning it occasionally or until it's cooked and golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: temperosdaiza.blogspot.pt


(Leave a comment if you have tried this recipe or have a question.)