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Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken

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Spice up your meals with our Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken, an explosion of taste that will transport you straight to the heart of African cuisine. Don’t miss out on this treat.

Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken, A Taste Sensation in Every Bite

Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken

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Ready to turn up the heat on your dinner? Try our Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken! This dish will take your taste buds on a wild journey to the heart of Mozambique.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Assembling and resting: 60 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Mozambique


Units Scale
  • 1 kg Chicken fillets – Wash and cut up.

Marinate chicken with the following:



  1. Prepare the marinade and leave it in the fridge for 60 minutes.
  2. Wash and cut the chicken fillets into bite-size pieces.
  3. Fry chicken in deep oil until golden in color
  4. Remove from oil, set aside.
  5. For the sauce, add all ingredients except for cornflour slurry mix, in a pan. *
  6. Allow to simmer, then add cornflour slurry mix.
  7. Cook for 1 minute.
  8. Pour over chicken, mix gently until chicken is covered in sauce.


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 372
  • Sugar: 4.6 g
  • Sodium: 1326.4 mg
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
  • Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 59.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 228.9 mg

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Corn starch, maize starch, or cornflour is the starch derived from corn grain. The starch is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel. Corn starch is a common food ingredient, often used to thicken sauces or soups and to make corn syrup and other sugars.

Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken is a popular, traditional Portuguese chicken recipe that is made with a variety of spices and simmered in a delicious sauce.

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6 thoughts on “Spicy Sticky Mozambique Sauce Chicken”

    • Hi Angie, You can adapt and make it as mellow or spicy as you with by swopping out the Nandos Sauce (Mozambique) to any sauce of your choice. These listed does come in different spicy-strength. I for one am not a spicy person, so I tend to swop this for something like BBQ sauce.

    • Dear Linda, wow, what an honor and lovely surprise to get your note this morning. Thanks so much. I will be back this week at Love Your Creativity. May you have a fantastic day


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