Peri Peri Sauce Recipe By Priya’s Lovely Kitchen

Peri Peri Sauce Recipe By Priya's Lovely Kitchen


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Peri Peri Sauce Recipe By Priya's Lovely Kitchen
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

Peri-Peri Sauce is a blend of African bird’s eye chili that is mostly grown in African countries. It is sour, a little sweet and slightly salty- making it a really complex and versatile sauce that you can use on almost anything. The chilies are blended together with fresh garlic, jalapeno pepper, red pepper, basil, onions and oregano. It is then mix with smoked paprika, salt, lemon and olive oil. It is sour, a little sweet and slightly salty- making it a really complex and versatile sauce that can be used on almost anything. The good thing is it can be adjusted to suit your heat level.

African bird’s eye chili, or Peri Peri is a hot pepper that is grown in most African countries. According to Wekipedia, It grows mainly in Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. I would add Cameroon too! It goes under different aliases depending on the country. Although this is pepper has it’s root it Africa, it was imported to Portugal from African Portuguese colonies. Today, most of the hot sauces in Portugal are referred to as peri peri- Swahili word for hot.

 12 -15 red cayenne chillies
 1012 Red birdseye Chillies (or hot red chillies)
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1012 black peppercorn (½ tsp pf black pepper powder)
 45 garlic cloves
 1 onion
 ½ tsp rosemary
 ½ tsp salt
 1 lemon zest
 1 tbsp of lemon juice

Ingredients

 12 -15 red cayenne chillies
 1012 Red birdseye Chillies (or hot red chillies)
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1012 black peppercorn (½ tsp pf black pepper powder)
 45 garlic cloves
 1 onion
 ½ tsp rosemary
 ½ tsp salt
 1 lemon zest
 1 tbsp of lemon juice

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Peri Peri Sauce Recipe By Priya’s Lovely Kitchen

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