Peri-peri Chicken served with a salad and sweet potatoes


Peri-peri Chicken

Winning Recipe for Peri-peri Chicken served with a salad and sweet potatoes
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Braai, Main Course
Cuisine South Africa


  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Red pepper, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 2 Green chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) chopped coriander leaves
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) olive oil
  • 49 ml (3 tbsp) peri-peri sauce
  • 1.6 kg Chicken. Pieces or Flattie


  • In a food processor mix the peppers, chillies, garlic, coriander, parsley, lemon juice and zest, oil and peri-peri sauce well together. Put the pieces of chicken in a large mixing bowl and rub half of the peri-peri mixture all over the chicken pieces and season.
  • Build a medium – hot fire. Place the chicken pieces skin side down over the direct heat area and cook all over until golden and crispy, basting with the remaining peri-peri mixture.
  • Serve while still hot with salad and sweet potatoes
Keyword Braai, chicken, piri-piri


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1 thought on “Peri-peri Chicken served with a salad and sweet potatoes

  1. 5 stars
    My husband made this for us and if he can make it, it’s a good recipe LOL! We thoroughly enjoyed it with corn on the cob, salad and baked potatoes and charred onions. Great Braai!

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