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Peri Peri sauce. best nanados peri peri sauce
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Peri Peri Sauce (Piri Piri Sauce) nandos style

Nandos style Peri peri sauce is a tangy, sweet, spicy, and versatile hot African sauce made popular by Nandos restaurant. This Piri Piri sauce recipe is made with African birds eye chillies, spices, and some other ingredients. It is easy, quick, and simple to make.
Prep Time8 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: chicken recipe, sauce, Stew
Cuisine: African, Nigerian, Portuguese
Keyword: nandos peri peri sauce, peri peri sauce, piri piri sauce
Servings: 2
Calories: 153kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $5


  • Blender or Food processor


  • 2 large Bell peppers
  • 12 African birds eye chillies
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 8 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • ½ tablespoon Oregano
  • ¼ cup Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Cider Vinegar
  • ½ cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 Stock cubes optional
  • Salt to taste


  • Roast the peppers in the oven or over a stove (Optional)
  • Add the peppers and all other ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend till smooth
  • Pour in a pot, put on stove and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Once thickened, Take it off the heat.
  • Let it cool completely then it's ready to use.



Adjust the peppers to suit your tastebuds (use more or less according to personal preference)
Roasting the peppers is optional


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0.2mg | Sodium: 1241mg | Potassium: 732mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 7695IU | Vitamin C: 221mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4mg