Friday, 30 May 2014

Peri Peri Chicken, Peri Peri Fries & Rice

Grilled peri peri chicken and fries with rice  was lunch yesterday as I was craving for it for so long.
I know everybody have their own recipe for peri peri chicken, here is how I made mine.


For Chicken:
Chicken 1 kg with skin 4 pieces
Soya Sauce 2 tblsp
Black pepper 3/4 tsp
Garlic paste 2 tsp 
Wooster Sauce 2 tblsp 
Oil1/4 cup
Lemon juices 1/4 cup
Salt 1 tsp
Paprika 1 1/2 tsp 
Peri Peri sauce 3 tbsp
Meat tenderiser 1 tsp

For Peri Peri Fries:
medium potatoes 2
Peri peri sauce 4 tblsp
Corn flour 1/2 cup
Salt 1/2 tsp
Black pepper 1 tsp 
Water for boiling
Oil for frying

For Rice:
Oil 1/2 cup
Rice half kg
Salt 1 tblsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Cloves 2 to 3
Bay leaf 1
Black pepper 8 to 10
Garlic paste 1 tsp 
Ginger paste 1 tsp 
Green chilies 3 to 4 pieces
Onion 1 medium
Tomatoe 1 big
Water for boiling

For chicken
Prick chicken pieces well, marinate chicken with soy sauce, black pepper, garlic paste, Wooster sauce, oil, lemon juice, paprika, peri peri sauce and meat tenderiser for 2 hrs. Grill chicken pieces  in pre heated oven for 20 mins. Remove in frying pan and fry for 10 mins until golden. Place on serving platter and serve with peri peri fries and rice.

For Rice:  
Soak rice for 1/2 n hour, in a cooking pot take oil, add cumin and fry till it crackles add onion, add black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf fry Untill onion becomes light brown. Add tomatoes, turmeric , salt and cook further for 5 mins, when masala leaves oil on sides add water add rice and cook on high flame. The tip here is after adding rice water should be 1 inch above rice in pot. Cook for 10 to 15 mins. Now take a flat pan and keep the pot on it and on low flame keep the rice on dum for 5 mins. Serve garnished with your choice of nuts.

For fries: 
Cut potatoes in thick juliennes and boil for 5 mins. Dry the potatoes on kitchen towel coat in corn flour and deep fry it till golden brown. Drain on kitchen towel. Add salt, blackpepper and peri peri sauce. Serve with chicken and rice.