Portugese Roasted Chicken

Portugese Roasted Chicken Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 3)

Recipe – Adapted from laurainthekitchen.com

  1. Chicken leg quarters or bone-in thighs – 3 (Around 1.5 – 2 lb)
  2. Olive oil – 3 tbsp
    Lemon juice – 3 – 4 tbsp
    White wine – 1 tbsp (optional)
    Garlic – 5 large cloves, grated or mashed in a mortar and pestle
    Smoked paprika – 1 tbsp
    Paprika – 1 tbsp
    Portugese dry rub/ Portugese all spice – 1 tsp (optional)
    Crushed chili flakes – 1/2 tsp
    Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
    Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
    Hot sauce (like Frank’s hot sauce) or peri peri (piri piri) hot sauce – 2 tbsp
    Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
    Dried oregano or Italian seasoning – 1 tsp
    Melted butter – 1 tbsp
    Dried parsley – 1/4 tsp (optional)
    Bay leaves – 2
    Salt – As required

3. Potato, sliced into thin rounds – 3 – 4 medium

Method
    • 1. Make deep gashes on the chicken pieces.
  •            2. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients numbered 2. Taste-check for salt. Marinate the chicken pieces with this marinade. Keep in the refrigerator for at least 8- 12 hrs.
      3. Preheat oven at 425 F. Drizzle some olive oil on the bottom of a baking/roasting pan and spread well. Combine potato slices with 1 tbsp olive oil and little salt and pepper. Arrange potato slices in a songle layer on the baking pan. Remove bay leaves from the marinade. Place the chicken pieces on top. Bake in the oven  at 425 F for about 1 hour until chicken is completely cooked through. Take it out and brush with melted butter or olive oil. Broil at 425 F for 2 – 3 minutes until roasted well. Remove from oven. Serve Portugese roasted chicken with salad. It tastes really yum..do give it a try. We had it with Balela / Mediterranean Chickpea Salad.
      • Portugese Roasted Chicken
        Portugese Roasted Chicken

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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