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Creamy Portuguese Chicken

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This easy and quick Creamy Portuguese Chicken is tender and so delicious.

Ingredients : meat and marinade

  • 1½ chicken, just the breast, wing, leg, and thigh pieces
  • 2½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice,
  • 1 tsp garlic and ginger
  • 2 tablespoons oil


Make slits in the meat.

Washed and drain the meat from the water, and marinate the meat for about 1 hour
Then steam chicken for 5 minutes in a bit of water and make the sauce

Ingredients for Sauce

  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 2½ tablespoons tinned tomato puree
  • 100g butter
  • 3 tablespoons Nandos wild herb
  • 3 tablespoons Nandos hot peri-peri
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
A platter filled with Creamy Portuguese Chicken


Boil sauce ingredients together
Pour over chicken that’s packed in an oven tray
Bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes

Prepared, tried, and tested by: Amina Wackie Shaikh

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