3 Ingredient Nandos Peri Peri Chicken

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This quick and easy 3 Ingredient Nando’s peri peri chicken is so simple – just one pot and three (or four) ingredients! Juicy, full of flavor, and perfect with rice!

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Simple Nandos Peri Peri Chicken

I love delicious, quick, and easy ways to make chicken.

Risotto, enchiladas, bacon wrapped chicken- simple, easy preparations for chicken are my absolute favorite!

And so are delicious, spicy, flavorful chicken recipes.

chicken in a pot with red sauce and fresh parsley on it

One of my favorite places for spicy chicken has always been Nando’s.

I LOVE Nandos- their spicy Portugese peri peri chicken is one of my favorite things to grab when I am in a town with a Nando’s. I first had them years ago in London, and was really happy when I lived outside of DC for a while and would grab spicy chicken anytime I was near the Nando’s in Chinatown!

While I’ve seen a ton of peri peri recipes online, I will admit I’ve been super lazy about making my own. 

So when I saw Nando’s peri peri sauce in my local grocery store- I was so excited, and knew I wanted to make a tasty, simple, one pot chicken at home.

chicken in a pot with red sauce and fresh parsley on it, peri peri sauce hot on the side

This peri peri chicken literally can’t be easier.

You dump the chicken in a dish and cook- and out comes juicy, flavorful peri peri chicken breasts!

Each serving is just under 300 calories and pretty low carb- making this a delicious, easy, and healthy dinner! Serve with rice or cauliflower “rice” or over crispy roasted potatoes!

I hope you enjoy this chicken as much as we did!

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3 Ingredient Nandos Peri Peri Chicken Recipe

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Nandos Peri Peri chicken on a white dish with sauce and a spoon.

3 Ingredient Nando Peri Peri Chicken

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes

This quick and easy Nando's peri peri style chicken is so simple - just one pot and three (or four) ingredients! Juicy, full of flavor, and perfect with rice!

Ingredients

  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 2 shallots, diced finely
  • 4 tbsp nando's garlic sauce*
  • Green onions or fresh cilantro, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Score chicken all over so that sauce can sink through the meat as it cooks.
  3. Spray a baking sheet or casserole dish with nonstick spray, place chicken in dish.
  4. Top with diced shallots.
  5. Top with sauce, rub all over chicken.
  6. Pop chicken in the oven and cook until internal temp is 165, about 35 minutes.
  7. Remove and garnish with fresh cilantro or green onions, serve over rice or crispy baked potatoes.

Notes

*1 tbsp nando's spicy peri peri sauce - optional, subtract 1 tbsp from garlic peri peri sauce if you add a tbsp of the spicy kind

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 235Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 102mgSodium 371mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 38g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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10 Comments

  1. Thank you for posting this. I bought a jar of Nando’s sauce and didn’t quite know what to do with it, never having tried their restaurants. Your recipe was
    very good – even for a husband who does not like chicken breasts! I added some sliced zucchini, yellow squash and onion to the sauce with the chicken to bake, and it turned out wonderfully. Served with black beans & rice, watermelon and ceasar salad and I had a winner of a tropical meal. Thanks again!

    1. Sydnie – You sure can! It might make it a bit spicier, but it will help marinate it perfectly!

  2. I agree! the peri peri chicken from nandos is so delicious! there is one in baltimore only about 2 blocks from work… so tempting to go for lunch everyday! excited to try this recipe, thank you 😀