Portuguese Roast Chicken with Rice & Piri Piri Sauce
Here?s a delicious and filling Portuguese main course recipe.
Cuisine

- european

Cooking Time

-45-50 Min

Preparation Time

- 10 Min

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INGREDIENTS

  • FOR chicken
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp garlicminced
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 250 gm chicken
  • ½ tsp Olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • FOR Piri Piri sauce
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper powder
  • 2 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • FOR rice
  • 3tomatoes
  • 1onion chopped
  • 10garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika powder
  • 2 cup sricesoaked
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • Cracked white pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • FOR garnish
  • parsley chopped

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    Take a little lemon juice in a bowl.
  2. 2

    Add to it minced garlic, red chilli flakes, cayenne pepper powder, oregano and coriander powder.
  3. 3

    Sprinkle some salt on the chicken and apply a little oil onto it.
  4. 4

    Marinate the chicken in the mix.
  5. 5

    Place the chicken in a pre-heated airfryer and roast it for 40 minutes.
  6. 6

    To prepare the sauce for the chicken, take a little oil in a blender.
  7. 7

    Add a little vinegar, salt, oregano, red chilli flakes, chopped garlic, cayenne pepper powder, paprika powder, sugar and a little lemon juice.
  8. 8

    Blend all well.
  9. 9

    The piri piri sauce is ready.
  10. 10

    Transfer it to a serving bowl.
  11. 11

    To make the Portugese rice, blend tomatoes in a mixer with some water.
  12. 12

    Heat olive oil in a pan.
  13. 13

    Add bay leaves, chopped onion and garlic.
  14. 14

    Mix with some chilli flakes, oregano, cayenne pepper and paprika powder.
  15. 15

    Pour the blended tomatoes into the mixture.
  16. 16

    Mix well with some soaked rice.
  17. 17

    Add a little salt and cracked white pepper to the rice.
  18. 18

    Pour a cup of vegetable stock into the rice mix.
  19. 19

    Cover it and cook for 40 to 45 minutes.
  20. 20

    The Portuguese rice is ready now.
  21. 21

    Take the chicken out from the airfryer and cut it into pieces.
  22. 22

    Serve the rice and chicken with piri piri sauce.
  23. 23

    Garnish the dish with chopped parsley.
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