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Peri Peri Chicken Recipe | Homemade Nandos Chicken

Bbq peri peri chicken (or homemade nando’s recipe) cooked in oven. Peri Peri chicken which taste absolutely juicy delicious.
4.43 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine African
Servings 4 servings


  • Red Capsicum / Red Bell Pepper - 1 large
  • Red Bird Eye Chilli - 6 I used fresh red chillies
  • Garlic - 6 to 7 fat cloves
  • Red Chilli Powder / Paprika - 2 tblspn
  • Black Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
  • Vinegar - 2 to 3 tblspn
  • Oregano - 1 tblspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - ½ cup
  • Chicken Drumsticks - 5 to 6


  • Take the ingredients given except chicken in a blender and make it into a puree.
  • Take chicken and make deep slashes on them.
  • Pour the marinate over it and mix well. Leave it for 3 to 4 hours or overnight. I left it for 2 days.
  • Now heat your oven to 250 degree C on grill mode. Line a baking tray with foil, place a rack over it and place chicken on the rack. Put this in the oven on the upper rack near to the grill. Grill this for 7 to 10 mins.
  • Invert the chicken and grill again for 7 to 10 more mins.
  • Now the chicken is well seared on both sides.
  • Now place the chicken in the foil lined tray, brush some more sauce over the chicken.
  • Change the oven temp to 120 degree C. Change to mode to baking mode from the grill mode.
  • Put the tray in the center rack and bake for 25 to 30 mins.
  • Now the chicken must be juicy and tender..
  • When the chicken is cooking, pour the leftover sauce in a pan and cook till oil separates from it.
  • Serve this sauce with the chicken.
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