Portuguese Chicken Piri-Piri

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Portuguese Chicken Piri-Piri
Portugese Piri-Piri Chicken
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Cuisine Portugese
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Portugese
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Portugese Piri-Piri Chicken
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over moderate heat.
  2. Season the chicken generously with salt and pepper and brown on all sides.
  3. Add the onion and saute for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining vegetables and saute until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the stock, tomatoes, tomato paste, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, thyme, and piri-piri sauce and bring to a boil.
  6. Ladle about 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) of the cooking liquid into a small pot and set aside.
  7. Place the rice in the bottom of a large baking dish.
  8. Transfer the chicken and vegetables to the baking dish and add the liquid from the skillet.
  9. Bake tightly covered in a preheated 350F (180C) oven until the rice is cooked, about 30 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, heat the reserved liquid and add the lime juice and additional piri-piri sauce to taste.
  11. Serve the chicken and vegetables on top of the rice, and serve the additional sauce separately.
Recipe Notes

This is a classic Portuguese dish, popular wherever Portuguese people are to be found. The name comes from the chiles and traditional spice mixture of Angola, a former Portuguese colony

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