29-piri-piri-marinade

This marinade sauce will allow you to grill chicken with an authentic flavour.

Ingredients:

1. 8 small red chillies (according to taste)

2. 1/2 sweet red pepper

3. 2-3 cloves garlic (peeled)

4. 2 tbsp. of oregano

5. 1/2  cup of vegetable or olive oil

6. 1/2 lemon

8. 70 ml of white wine vinegar

9. 2 tbsp. of salt

Procedure:

1. Chop garlic, sweet red pepper and chillies into small pieces (discard stems, but keep the seeds from chillies and sweet pepper)

2.  Heat vegetable oil or olive oil in a large sauce pan on a low to medium heat, when oil is hot, add the chopped garlic and sweet red pepper, the juice of half a lemon, the white wine vinegar and simmer gently for 10 minutes

Do not Add the CHILLIES to the pan at this stage yet.

3. Remove pan from heat, add the chillies, oregano, salt and stir thoroughly and allow to cool.

4. When sauce has cooled, blend it into a fine puree.

5. Store in an airtight bottle or container and consume within 1 month.

(natural preservatives of garlic, chillies, salt and vinegar aid in the long life of this sauce)