Piri Piri Sauce Recipe

Extra Hot Peri Peri Sauce

Peri Peri Sauce

This Extra Hot Peri Peri Sauce, just like the one you get in Nandos in the black bottle.  I hope when we relocate to Portugal I will find some original recipes from the motherland of Peri Peri.

Let me know if you have any cool Portuguese Recipes, I?d love to feature them on the website to your full credit.

Piri Piri Sauce Recipe

Extra Hot Piri Piri Sauce

This Extra Hot Piri Piri Sauce, just like Nandos. Fresh and healthy ingredients make up this deliciously spicy sauce, perfect with chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Portuguese
Keyword: i cook the world, peri peri chicken sauce easy recipe, portuguese recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 75kcal


  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 onion
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4-10 red chilis choose to taste with stalks removed
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 drops liquid smoke
  • 1 large pinch of salt and pepper


  • Pre-heat grill to 100%
  • Chop the Pepper and onion into chunks and lay on a baking tray and place under the grill for 10 minutes – turn the vegetables over twice during grilling so they don’t burn
  • Remove vegetables from grill and place in a food processor or blender
  • Add all of the other ingredients in together with the charred vegetables
  • Pulse until smooth


Calories: 75kcal
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