Peri Peri Whole Chicken

A family meal for a special occasion. Peri Peri Whole Chicken recipe #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #PakolaFullCreamMilk

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  • Pakola Full Cream Milk 2-3 Cups or as required
  • Lemon juice 4 tbs
  • Whole chicken with skin 1 kg
  • Namak (Salt) as required
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 8-10
  • African red chillies 7-8
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) soaked & deseeded 2
  • Adrak (Ginger) 1 inch piece
  • Lemon juice 3 tbs
  • Sirka (Vinegar) 3 tbs
  • Olive oil ½ Cup
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Paprika powder 1 & ½ tbs
  • Brown sugar powdered 1 tbs
  • Dried thyme ½ tbs
  • Onion powder ½ tbs
  • Lemon zest 1 tsp
  • Coal for smoke
  • Baby potatoes
  • Gajar (Carrot)
  • Asparagus
  • Red bell pepper sliced
  • Yellow bell pepper sliced
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) sliced
  • Lehsan (Garlic) 1 bulb
  • Fresh thyme chopped
  • Namak (Salt) as required
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed to taste
  • Olive oil 1-2 tbs


In a jug,add milk,lemon juice and mix well,cover & let it rest for 10 minutes.Buttermilk is ready!

Place whole chicken on a cutting board & poke with a tooth pick from all sides.

Sprinkle salt & rub on whole chicken.

Transfer chicken to a zip lock bag,add prepared buttermilk,seal zip lock bag and marinate for 4 hours in refrigerator.

In a blender jug,add garlic,african red chillies,Kashmiri red chilli,ginger,lemon juice,vinegar,olive oil,salt, black pepper powder,paprika powder,brown sugar,dried thyme,onion powder,lemon zest & blend well.Peri peri sauce is ready!

Take out chicken from zip lock bag & place in a bowl.

Add prepared peri peri sauce and rub evenly & give coal smoke for 2 minutes and marinate chicken for 8 hours or overnight in refrigerator.

On a baking tray,add baby potatoes and prick with fork.

Add carrot,asparagus,red bell pepper,yellow bell pepper,capcisum,garlic,fresh thyme,salt,black pepper crushed,olive oil & toss well with the help of tong.

Now place marinated whole chicken over the bed of vegetables & bake in preheated oven at 180C for 45 minutes & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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