What is Peri Peri?

Peri Peri, also known by the Portuguese name for all the very spicy chili species - Piri Piri - is an extremely hot chilli strain that may have become known to the wider public through background reports surrounding the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa is - because there serves the spicy plant as a spice mixture for refinement of many dishes.

Nickname "African Devil"

His epithet "African Devil" is program: The African devil, like other hot spices, provides a true adrenalin kick. It irritates the nerve endings, the brain receives the signal "pain" - whereupon our body reacts with the release of happiness hormones.

Let the following Peri Peri recipe put you in a painfully happy mood.

Chicken Peri Peri recipe

Ingredients for four people

  • Disassemble 1 kg of chicken parts or 1 ready-to-eat chicken into approximately ten pieces
  • 5 peri peri chili peppers
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and sugar

For the Peri Peri sauce, mix some salt and sugar with the paprika and olive oil. Add finely chopped one or two of the cleaned, chopped and pitted chili peppers. Spread chicken parts around with peri peri sauce and place in a dish. The remaining chili peppers are distributed along with the bay leaves on the chicken.

Fry the whole in a preheated oven for about 45 to 50 minutes at 175 degrees Celsius or 200 degrees above and below the heat, occasionally sprinkle with the gravy.

Tip: When preparing dishes with chili always wash your hands well after contact with the pods, do not touch your eyes!

Peri Peri recipes from all over the world

Not only the South Africans love their fiery Chicken Peri Peri, around the Mediterranean and on the African continent - in short, everywhere, where it is hot - you like to eat hot.

In Portugal, for example, the spicy vegetables are fond of growing on the windowsill or in the garden. Peri Peri shrimp skewers are sure to spice up your next summer garden party, and many more Meat skewers or fish dishes Peri Peri is wonderful as a marinade or sauce dip.

Homemade peri peri sauce

Peri Peri Sauce can be prepared for the fans of spicy food according to their own taste and the desired degree of severity accordingly: For example, from garlic (it must not be saved in southern countries), peppers, lemon and olive oil, thyme, rosemary, Red wine vinegar, brandy - and of course Peri Peri pods - and the adrenalin rush follows on the culinary delight.



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