Our fillets are made with 100% chicken breast, and sourced from only the finest Birds Eye trusted farmers. It’s a succulent, lower fat meat which is a sponge for striking sauces like our peri peri glaze, which is sure to make it a firm favourite at your dinner table. But how do you dish up this Portuguese-inspired plateful of pure joy? Well, we have a few suggestions for how you can cook up a taste of western Iberia in your very own kitchen…
Easy peri peri chicken recipes
You may love going to your local chicken joint for a swiftly prepared wrap, but it just so happens that Birds Eye can offer you an alternative that takes a mere ten minutes to put together. And what makes it better is that you are in the driving seat as to what you combine with our chargrilled peri peri chicken! We recommend a mix of peppers, coriander and low fat yoghurt, but feel free to chuck in all your favourite veg and sauces to put your own unique twist on this rapid recipe.
But what if you prefer a pitta? Have no fear – Birds Eye is here with another recipe that will have you going cock-a-hoop around your dinner table. We would suggest cooling that piquant peri peri taste with a combination of low fat yoghurt and mint. Want to go that extra step further? How about adding some cubed cucumber to produce a tzatziki and make a Portuguese-Greek mezze of joy…
Spice up your supper with peri peri
This is definitely one for those who can stand the heat, and are willing to stay in the kitchen to produce a sizzling meal! A combination of our peri peri chicken and spicy rice is a treat for all the family, but the cherry tomato on top of this delicious dinner is the vegetable kebabs. If your kids are vehemently opposed to veg, this is a great way to bring them round by simply placing some tomatoes, courgettes and red onions on a skewer for a creative, colourful side dish.
Get prepping your chopstick skills because this one is a vibrant mix of perfectly grilled peri peri chicken and colourful veg on a bed of noodles. It’s a fusion dinner that really whets the appetite, so serve it up in the biggest bowl you can find, and get the whole family around the table!
PS. We’ll forgive you if you’re nervous about wielding some chopsticks and would prefer to use some different digging kit – knives and forks are available…
What to serve with peri peri chicken
Couple your chicken with homemade chips
What’s more, if you’re feeling creative, we have some simple instructions here of how you can you make homemade chips from the comfort of your own kitchen! So whether you’re a fan of a classic oven baked number, or you’re a budding Heston Blumenthal wanting to make some triple-cooked chips, we have you all set to go with your spuds.
The final touches to complete your mealYou’ve now got your carbs sorted, but what if you’re hatching a plan to add more to your plateful of delicious peri peri? How about some corn on the cob to nibble on – not only is it tasty, but it’s a source of folic acid which helps keep your immune system healthy! Alongside that, you could make your own coleslaw to add even more colour to your dinner, and use a low fat yoghurt for a healthier option.
We bet you’re now wondering how to finish this feast off with one further perfect partner for your peri peri chicken? One word – halloumi! Stick it on the grill or the BBQ, and before you know it, you’ll be saying hallo to a tasty cheese that will beautifully complement peri peri chicken.
Don’t get too cocky, but with this peri peri chicken guide in hand, you should be extremely confident in creating a veritable feast or two to remember for all the family! Winner winner, Chicken Chargrills for dinner.