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Portuguese Chilli Chicken




  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 small red chillies, deseeded and chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves, ground
  • ¼ tsp of paprika
  •   Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp of olive oil (for marinade)
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 palm-sized portions of chicken breast, chopped into large pieces
  • 2 tsp of olive oil (for frying)


  1. Blend or crush all ingredients excluding chicken in a mortar and pestle or food processor.
  2. Marinate chicken in this mixture for at least 30 minutes, or overnight if desired.
  3. Fry chicken in olive oil until browned and cooked through.
  4. Serve with 3 handfuls of recommended vegetables or salad per serve.
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