How to Cook Yummy Portuguese Chicken

Portuguese Chicken. This Portuguese chicken can be baked or grilled. You may double or triple the recipe (or more if required) for bigger batches of chicken. An easy recipe to make several servings for a party!

Portuguese Chicken Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts, and cook until nicely browned on both sides. Pour in chicken stock and white wine, using enough chicken stock so that the chicken pieces are covered halfway to two thirds by liquid. You can have Portuguese Chicken using 2 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Portuguese Chicken

  1. Prepare 3 pound of whole chicken.
  2. Prepare of Peri Peri sauce (We use Nando's hot sauce).

Season the chicken with salt and make the Piri Piri Sauce. Portuguese BBQ Peri Peri Chicken (or Homemade Nando's Recipe) cooked TWO WAYS! On the barbecue OR in the oven! Bring your favourite Nando's chicken to the table with this Portuguese BBQ Peri Peri Chicken Recipe!

Portuguese Chicken step by step

  1. Cut along one side of backbone and split open chicken..
  2. Flatten chicken legs and thighs by pushing down on them and insert metal skewers crosswise from one breast to the other at the top and one thigh to the other at the bottom..
  3. Grease grill with Pam and then heat grill to 550 degrees..
  4. Turn off 1 burner and put the other 2 burners on medium heat. Cook chicken on indirect heat (burner that has been turned off) for 20 minutes with breast side down..
  5. Continue to cook on indirect heat for 20 minutes with breast side up..
  6. Brush chicken with Peri Peri sauce and cook for 5 more minutes on each side (10 minutes total) on indirect heat. Then brush on more sauce and cook for 5 more minutes on each side (10 minutes total) on direct heat (burners that are on). Inner temperature of meat should be 165 degrees Fahrenheit when done..
  7. Serve with more Peri Peri sauce for dipping and your favourite side dishes..
  8. Enjoy!.

PLUS the addition of juicy corn cobs in foil packets are charred for added flavour. Drain chicken & discard the marinade. Pour the reserved mixture over cooked chicken to serve with a green salad or steamed veggies. Add the piri piri and paprika. Piri-piri chicken is a spicy dish with roots in both Africa and Portugal.