7 Perfect peri peri recipes are here!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Over the past few years that Peri Peri has become one of the most popular sauces / spice blend and has taken the world by storm. In fact it is safe to say that this sauce has been the epicenter of some crazy dishes and we’re not complaining. Some examples of this craze could include Peri Peri Fries, Peri Peri Chicken, Peri Peri Paneer and so many more. So keeping up with this trend and considering that this spicy concoction is a fan favorite, why don’t we explore our 7 favorite recipes that use this funky sauce?


1 – Peri Peri French Fries: Spice up your French fries with peri peri and you are never going to have it without them for sure. Also, you do not need to run to a fast food joints or buy the expensive frozen packs because you can make them easily at home. Super spicy, super tasty and super simple! Make them as crispy as possible and leave the taste to peri peri.


2 – Peri Peri Chicken – One of our personal favorite combinations is Peri Peri and Chicken for let’s be honest the taste is simply heavenly so it only makes sense that the first dish on this list is one that celebrates this combination. An African chicken delicacy, what makes this recipe even more wonderful is the fact that it is baked which means that it is healthier than other fried alternatives and is full of spice and masala. So what are you waiting for, go ahead and make this recipe and impress your friends and family.


3– Peri Peri Paneer – Vegetarians and paneer lovers rejoice, for we have found the perfect recipe for you and trust us this will be worth it. With flavor and nutrients this sensational recipe has a little something for everyone, whether you want a healthy paneer recipe or a funky spicy one, this rendition of Peri Peri Paneer is sure to knock your socks off and will definitely make you feel like a Master Chef.


4 – Peri Peri Chicken Nuggets – A classic loved by everyone and especially popular amongst children these spicy and crispy bite size nuggets are perfect for any occasion and will leave everyone wanting more. In fact as if that was not enough these nuggets are also very easy to make so you can wow everyone without any hassle or tension. So if you’re looking for something that is easy to make, easy to eat and full of flavor then stop searching because you’ve found the perfect recipe.


5 – Peri Peri Vegetable Cheela – Want something that is nutritious and full of flavor, well you’re in luck because we have got just the thing for you. This Vegetable Cheela is sheer perfection in so many ways, not just because of the flavor in every bite but because the cheela is stuffed with a variety of vegetables and paneer mixed with Peri Peri Sauce and some mayonnaise giving the most delectable fusion recipe ever.


6 – Peri Peri Tiger Prawns – Don’t worry seafood lovers, we haven’t forgotten about you in fact we have the best Peri Peri Prawn recipe for you. With these magnificent Tiger Prawns and the wonderful flavor of the Peri Peri we can guarantee that you will be left speechless. As a matter of fact this recipe is ideal for when you want a restaurant like dining experience and believe us when we say that all the calories will very well be worth it.


7 – Piri Piri Pakoras - These crunchy peri peri potato pakoras and a garam cup of chai are exactly what you need to get the complete monsoon experience. This is one guilty pleasure that we all love tp indulge in every once in a way!



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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.