African Peri Peri Sauce / Piri Piri Sauce is deeply Flavorful which is made with Spicy red chilies, lemons, garlic and red bell peppers with a couple of other ingredients. This sauce is a must-have for spicy food lovers. This Peri Peri Sauce is the bomb and you should have it in your fridge.
You can make so many dishes with this homemade Peri Peri Sauce like peri peri grilled paneer, peri peri potato or Veggie burger with Peri Peri Sauce. I even marinate vegetables in this sauce for a barbeque. Very soon, I will share all the recipes with you, I promise!! The best way to use peri peri sauce is by marinating paneer with it and grilling in the oven or on a wood fire. This sauce is pretty versatile and can be used as a marination or dressing. It brings some zest and spice to the dish. The Key ingredient of this sauce is the African red chilies. I couldn’t find the African red chilies 🙁 So I used Red Jalapenos which taste equally good. You can use Thai red chilies too. In short, you can use any red HOT chilies.
Peri Peri Sauce is very simple to make, doesn’t require cooking at all. It requires just some ingredients and processing. It is an oil-based sauce. This sauce stays well for few months in the fridge. Once you have made this sauce you will find it hard not to crave it. 🙂
Extra virgin olive oil – 1 cup
Grated Garlic – 3 tbsp
Lemon Juice – 2 lemons, around 2 tbsp
Red chili powder – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Vinegar – 1 tbsp
Chopped Red sweet pepper/bell pepper / Capsicum – 1 big
Halve Extra hot red chilies – 7 (seeded) – The Key ingredient of this sauce is the African red chilies. I couldn’t find the African red chilies 🙁 So I used Red Jalapenos which taste equally good. You can use Thai red chilies too. In short, you can use any red HOT chilies.
Video Recipe of making Peri Peri Sauce
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1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and make a smooth paste.
2. Pour into a bottle and refrigerate – it’ll store for up to 6 weeks!