Peri Peri Chicken


I liked how completely your recipe was presented and that it had the ingredients for the chicken prep and for the sauce alone. I already had a commercial sauce so it was helpful to see someone's idea on the preparation prior to adding the sauce. - D.J. Eurofly

ingredients + for serving



– Pat the chicken legs dry and rub them down with the paprika, garlic, and salt and pepper. Cover and set aside. Heat your oven. – For the peri peri sauce, add the peppers, garlic, paprika, cilantro and basil to a food processor. Process until well mixed.


– Drizzle in the olive oil while continuing to process until the mixture thickens up.


– Stir in the lemon juice and adjust for salt. Looks good, doesn't it? I love this sauce.


– Use half of the peri peri sauce to cover the chicken. Toss them together to get the chicken legs nicely coated. You can cover and refrigerate at this point more developed flavor.


– Bake the chicken or grill. Then remove from the oven or grill and toss in the remaining peri peri sauce. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and spicy chili flakes. Serve!



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