Portuguese Chicken
Portuguese Chicken

Hey everyone, it is Jim, welcome to our recipe page. Today, I will show you a way to make a distinctive dish, portuguese chicken. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Score chicken legs a few times using a knife and place in a resealable bag or a bowl. Place potatoes, carrots, celery and onion in a pot. Pour in wine, add sugar, salt, and oil.

Portuguese Chicken is one of the most favored of recent trending meals in the world. It’s simple, it is fast, it tastes yummy. It is appreciated by millions every day. They are nice and they look wonderful. Portuguese Chicken is something that I’ve loved my entire life.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook portuguese chicken using 2 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Portuguese Chicken:
  1. Get 3 pound whole chicken
  2. Prepare Peri Peri sauce (We use Nando's hot sauce)

We've streamlined the method, but kept all of the smoky, tangy, sweet flavors. Traditional Portuguese Chicken, also called Peri Peri Chicken (or sometimes Piri Piri Chicken) is made with Piri Piri peppers which actually originated in South Africa, and were imported to Portugal from two Portuguese colonies, Angola and Mozambique, on spice ships. Today, the peppers are used widespread throughout Portugal to make marinades. Remove the cover from the vegetables and add chorizo to the vegetables.

Instructions to make Portuguese Chicken:
  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!

Ladle Portuguese Chicken into shallow bowls and garnish with parsley. Serve with crusty bread for dipping. Portuguese chicken (traditional Chinese: 葡國雞; simplified Chinese: 葡国鸡), also known as Portuguese-style chicken or galinha à portuguesa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡɐˈɫĩɲ aː puɾtuˈɣezɐ]) is a dish found in Macanese cuisine. Despite its name, Portuguese chicken did not originate from Portugal, but from its former colony Macau. The dish is not found in Portuguese cuisine.

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