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Chicken Churrasco

January 25

If you’re looking to change up your saturday night dinners, this is a SHOWSTOPPER! This south american churrasco chicken with chimichurri sauce is so tasty & is done in minutes!

  • time 20mins
  • serves Serves 4
  • video
Method
  1. Place the ingredients for the chimichurri sauce in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a pestle and mortar, bash the garlic and chilli together until you have a smooth paste. Add the paprika, oregano, vinegar, oil and lemon juice & zest, muddling to combine.
  3. Place the chicken in a bowl and cover with the spicy sauce, tossing to coat completely.
  4. Heat a large griddle pan over a high heat and brush lightly with oil. Add the chicken and cook skin side down for 8 minutes, turn and cook for a further 8 minutes on the other side or until cooked all the way through.
  5. Remove the chicken to a serving platter, drizzle with the chimmichurri sauce and garnish with lemon wedges.

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Ingredients

8 chicken thighs

5 cloves garlic

3 birds eye chillis

1 tsp paprika

2 tsp dried oregano

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

2 tbsp olive oil

1 lemon, juice & zest

Lemon wedges to serve

For the chimichurri sauce:

½ small onion, roughly chopped

4 garlic cloves, chopped

2 handfuls of fresh flat leaf parsley

1 tsp of dried oregano

6 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

3 tbsp of red wine vinegar

A pinch of cayenne pepper and sea salt

8 chicken thighs

5 cloves garlic

3 birds eye chillis

1 tsp paprika

2 tsp dried oregano

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

2 tbsp olive oil

1 lemon, juice & zest

Lemon wedges to serve

For the chimichurri sauce:

½ small onion, roughly chopped

4 garlic cloves, chopped

2 handfuls of fresh flat leaf parsley

1 tsp of dried oregano

6 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

3 tbsp of red wine vinegar

A pinch of cayenne pepper and sea salt

You'll Need

Food processor

Pestle and mortar

Bowl

Griddle Pan

 

3.8
(13)
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