PERI PERI CHICKEN RECIPE / AFRICAN PIRI PIRI ROAST CHICKEN RECIPE

This chicken was on my mind for quite a long time. I love all kind of baked or roast chicken recipes. They are easy to make, pretty healthy than fried ones and taste delicious.

PERI PERI CHICKEN RECIPE / AFRICAN PIRI PIRI ROAST CHICKEN RECIPE

Ingredients:

  • Red Capsicum / Red Bell Pepper – 1 large
  • Red Bird Eye Chilli – 6 ( I used fresh red chillies)
  • Garlic – 6 to 7 fat cloves
  • Red Chilli Powder / Paprika – 2 tblspn
  • Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
  • Vinegar – 2 to 3 tblspn
  • Oregano – 1 tblspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 1/2 cup
  • Chicken Drumsticks – 5 to 6

Method:

  • Take the ingredients given except chicken in a blender and make it into a puree.
  • Take chicken and make deep slashes on them.
  • Pour the marinate over it and mix well. Leave it for 3 to 4 hours or overnight. I left it for 2 days.
  • Now heat your oven to 250 degree C on grill mode. Line a baking tray with foil, place a rack over it and place chicken on the rack. Put this in the oven on the upper rack near to the grill. Grill this for 7 to 10 mins.
  • Now invert the chicken and grill again for 7 to 10 more mins.
  • Now the chicken is well seared on both sides.
  • Now place the chicken in the foil lined tray, brush some more sauce over the chicken.
  • Now change the oven temp to 120 degree C. Change to mode to baking mode from the grill mode.
  • Put the tray in the center rack and bake for 25 to 30 mins.
  • Now the chicken must be juicy and tender..
  • When the chicken is cooking, pour the leftover sauce in a pan and cook till oil separates from it.