You may think you have had the best Peri Per Chicken in the past, but this dish is AMAZING! All the tang, flavour and just enough heat to keep you coming back for more.
Place garlic, peppercorns, lemon zest, long chill and birds eye chilli in TM Bowl. Chop 5 sec/Speed 9
Add lemon juice, orange juice, oil, sweet and smoked paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano and red food colouring, (if using)to TM Bowl. Combine 10 sec/Speed 5.
Pour the marinade into a large ziplock bag.
Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and refrigerate for one hour.
Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Line a roasting tray with baking paper.
Pour the contents of the ziplock bag into the roasting dish. Arrange the chicken so the skin is facing up. Bake 45 minutes
Once the chicken is cooked baste the skin with any residual cooking liquid from the roasting pan.
Serve immediately with cooking liquids.
Conventional Cooking Method:
To cook Peri Peri Chicken without a Thermomix simply add all the marinade ingredients (not the chicken) to a high powered blender or food processor. Blitz until the sauce is combined.
Continue to the next step of adding the marinade to a ziplock bag with chicken pieces and refrigerate.
Cooking Peri Peri Chicken Thigh Fillets
Place on the prepared baking tray and cook for 20 minutes at 200 degrees.