Piri-Piri Chicken

The only thing better than a chicken flattie on the braai is a Piri-Piri chicken flattie on the braai, and here at The Sauce Shop we are all for super simple and easy recipes.

Say hello to your next braai staple – the easy Piri-Piri Chicken!

You can use any Piri-Piri sauce you like. We suggest using Fury Piri-Piri Prego for a mild taste or Fury Piri-Piri Bird’s Eye Chilli for a nice hot chicken!

piri piri chicken

Piri-Piri Chicken

Deliciously spicy Piri-Piri Chicken. Cook on the braai, in the oven or even in the air fryer
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marinating Time (ideal) 1 day
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • Braai


  • 75 ml Piri-Piri Hot Sauce Mild: Use Fury Piri-Piri Prego

    Hot: Use Fury Piri-Piri Bird's Eye Chilli

  • 1 unit Chicken


  • Butterfly your whole chicken by removing the spine
  • Place butterflied chicken into a sealable container
  • Add about half a bottle of your chosen Piri-Piri hot sauce
  • Make sure the entire chicken is coated in sauce
  • Seal the container and place in the fridge to marinate
  • Allow to marinate for 24 hours for maximum flavour infusion. Minimum recommended time: 2 hours (flip chicken halfway through)
  • Ready for cooking! Place the whole chicken on the Braai and coat in remaining marinade as you cook
  • Remove from Braai, cut into pieces and dig in
Keyword Chicken, peri-peri, piri-piri

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