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Air Fryer Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken

Piri Piri Chicken. Delicious, piri piri chicken cooked in the air fryer. You will love the Portuguese way of cooking piri piri chicken and how it converts so well to the air fryer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 368kcal


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Piri Piri Chicken Ingredients:


  • Mix lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and garlic together and then brush half over the chicken whilst the chicken is breast side down. Then season with salt, and pepper and then half the piri piri seasoning.
    Can You Cook Portuguese Chicken In The Air Fryer?
  • Place in the air fryer and cook for 25 minutes breast side down at 180c/360f.
    Can You Cook Portuguese Chicken In The Air Fryer?
  • When the air fryer beeps, turn over and add the same ingredients to the breast and then air fry for another 20 minutes breast side up at the same temperature.
    Can You Cook Portuguese Chicken In The Air Fryer?
  • Once cooked remove from the air fryer and slice down the middle and then each half into thirds to make six pieces of chicken.
    Can You Cook Portuguese Chicken In The Air Fryer?


Turning. The easiest way to turn a chicken over in the air fryer, is to place a fork in the inside of the chicken and then turn. It wont burn you and it makes it so much easier.
Thanks for reading our air fryer piri piri chicken recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more chicken ideas, I recommend you check out our air fryer KFC chicken which is better than a bucket from KFC.


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 169IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
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