Lemon Piri Piri Chicken
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Orange And Lemon Piri Piri Chicken Recipe

A delicious piri piri chicken recipe that is full of juicy flavours
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: African
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Servings: 4 people
Cost: 15


  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Pepper
  • 2 Red Onions
  • 1 Lemon
  • 5 Large Organic Chicken Thighs
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 2 tbs Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Coriander Leaf
  • 1 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tsp Garlic Granules
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 Large Oranges


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius ( Fan Oven ) Gas mark 4 ( For gas oven)
  • Wash the peppers and then cut them into chunks along with the red onions
    vegetables cut
  • Using a large bowl add the peppers and red onion to the bowl and add 1tbs of olive oil and ground coriander to the bowl and using clean hands mix the oil and ground coriander into the peppers and onions.
  • Now transfer the peppers and red onions to an oven dish and leave to one side. Wash the large bowl ready for the next step
    Vegetables in a baking dish
  • Add the Herbs: coriander leaf, garlic granules, chilli flakes, paprika and sea salt to the large bowl
    herbs in a bowl
  • Cut the lemon in half and squeeze 3tbs of lemon juice to the bowl along with 1tbs olive oil and then mix it all together.
    lemon juice added to the bowl
  • Add the chicken thighs to the bowl and marinate evenly and then place on top of the vegetables in the oven dish.
    chicken added to baking dish
  • Cut the orange into wedges and then squeeze half of the wedges over the chicken and vegetable and then add all the orange wedges to the oven dish.
    orange added to the dish
  • Cook in the oven for 40-45 minutes. The chicken juices should run clear once done. After 20 minutes use a spoon to turn over the vegetables and chicken.
    piri piri chicken ready
  • Delicious served with some basmati rice and garlic bread.
    Lemon Piri Piri Chicken