Piri Piri Chicken Recipe With Winter Slaw

Piri-piri chicken and winter slaw

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Create your own Portuguese-style chicken, chips and slaw at home. Tip all of the spicy roasting tin juices into a bowl to serve alongside


Try this twist on a roast chicken, or make our classic roast chicken recipe here.



  • whole chicken 1.5kg
  • oven chips to serve
  • ketchup, american mustard and mayonnaise to serve


  • red chillies 3, roughly chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, roughly chopped
  • ginger a 3cm piece, roughly chopped
  • dried oregano 1 tsp
  • ground coriander 1 tsp
  • paprika (not smoked) 1 tsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • groundnut oil 2 tbsp


  • red onion 1, finely sliced
  • carrots 2, peeled and shredded
  • beetroot 1, peeled and shredded
  • baby leaf greens 4 leaves, shredded
  • mayonnaise 2 tbsp
  • greek yogurt 2 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp, seeded


  • Step 1

    Whizz together all of the marinade ingredients in a small food processor. Rub the marinade onto the chicken and leave for 1 hour at room temperature.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the chicken in a roasting tray and cook for 1 hour 20 minutes. Rest under loose foil for 20 minutes. While the chicken is resting, mix together the slaw ingredients and season. Serve the chicken with slaw, fries and condiments.

Check out our roast chicken ideas here

A golden roast chicken in a white baking dish

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 418
  • Fat 28.6g
  • Saturates 6.5g
  • Carbs 6g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Fibre 2.2g
  • Protein 33.1g
  • Salt 0.3g