Chicken, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free
August 1, 2016
A spicy Portuguese chicken recipe adapted to your slow cooker
4 hrs 20 mins
1 kg skinless chicken thigh or breast fillets
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp lightly dried chili (or 2 tbsp fresh chili)
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp minced ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
1Lay chicken fillets in a non-metal tray or container with lid/cover
2Combine all other ingredients to form marinade
3Pour marinade over chicken and cover
4Marinate this chicken in fridge overnight if possible (or at least a few hours if not overnight)
5To cook, gently lift chicken fillets into slow cooker (marinade/herbs in place on chicken still if possible)
6Cook on low for 4hrs approx
7Peri Peri Chicken does have some spice to it - too hot for my 2yr old but my 8 and 12yr old both enjoyed it :)
Submitted by Paulene Christie
September 4, 2020
I haven’t tried that but it sounds good – let us know if you give it a go 🙂
September 3, 2020
Can you do this with a defrosted turkey breast in slow cooker?
April 18, 2019
Well you could thicken the end cooking juices I guess and use that as more of a sauce 🙂 Over heat with some cornflour slurry
That won’t have the same sweetness but liquid to liquid volume would still work but won’t be same result taste wise 🙂
Hi, this looks lovely yum. just wondering if there was a way to make more of a sauce of this recipe, without losing the essence or flavour of the recipe. 👍
October 9, 2018
It shouldn’t need any if at all extra time 🙂
October 8, 2018
If I’m using 2kg of chicken, do I just double the cooking time? Thanks
March 14, 2018
I haven’t tried to but I would suggest keeping potato very small cut if you want it to cook through well in the time it has 🙂
can i add potatoes and veggies to this?
September 21, 2017
Thanks Tania! 🙂
September 14, 2017
AMAZING!! Love this and a hit with the family.. Only had 2 chicken breasts so halved the spices and there was still a good kick of heat to it. I saved the juice at the bottom of the dish and put it on the table for the family to add extra if they wished and that they did. Will definitely be making again.. Thank you.
July 27, 2017
Thanks Tara 🙂
July 26, 2017
This is amazing. Nice hit of heat and so easy to make!
May 15, 2017
Very nice flavour but i really like my spice so will add extra chilli kick next time. I made the mistake of draining the juices with 30 min to go to flavour my boiled rice. Dried out the chicken a bit but a good lesson!!
August 12, 2016
With the perfect amount of spicy kick, and easy prep this is a winner 🙂
August 11, 2016
Yummy! I do mine with drum sticks and always forget to marinate. The flavours are good. I must try marinating, when I remember.
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