Traditional Portuguese Piri Piri Sauce for Chicken

Total Time
5 mins
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I love churrasqueira chicken and have been looking for a recipe to make it myself. I found this on Breakfast Television Toronto's web site. They got the recipe from Roasty Chicken Churrasqueira which is in the town of Maple just north of Toronto. A friend told me that she's used this sauce for fish and shrimp, too. I've tried it on shrimp and it's wonderful. Simply marinate the shrimp for an hour and then drain the shrimp, discard the sauce and grill the shrimp on the barbie.

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  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and whisk together.
  2. Brush on chicken before barbecuing (or baking in oven).
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4 5

Hi greetings from Portugal. Gave this a try as I like things pretty spicy, I just added 3 garlic cloves and grinded them with sea salt, then added too the rest of the ingredients. Its was perfect. You can come and B.Q. at my house anytime, just as long as you brings the sauce, and don't forget the garlic!!! LOL LOL! Thanks for posting this receipe.

5 5

Mmmm. Love this recipe. 10 out of 10!

5 5

Spicy hot! I liked it, but it was pretty hot for me. My hubby LOVED it, and suggests using it on other things as well. We basted it on chicken breasts on the grill. What was left over I boiled, then froze for future use. It's a keeper. Made for ZWT8