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Peri Peri Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Simple yet delicious peri peri chicken dish bursting with flavors and an extra kick.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Healthy, Low Carb
Servings: 4
Calories: 582 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1 packet peri peri spice mix or make your own using paprika, garlic, onion, oregano, ground cumin, chili powder, thyme, chili flakes
  • 8 chicken thigh fillets or mix of thighs and drumsticks, breasts, wings, etc
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger chopped
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges (for serving)
  1. Wash and dry the chicken and score each piece several times. In a bowl combine chicken, and spice mix.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, lemon zest and salt. Mix.
  3. Add olive oil and lemon juice. Mix until chicken is thoroughly coated,
  4. Place in fridge for 1-2 hours (or more).
  5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a single layer place chicken on a roasting tray and cook for 15 minutes. Flip chicken over and cook for another 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges and salad.
Nutrition Facts
Peri Peri Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 582 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 221mg74%
Sodium 757mg33%
Potassium 569mg16%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 36.8mg45%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.