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Make this Portuguese chicken for a speedy weeknight dinner. Packed with chilli and garlic, it's a flavoursome family feed. 

  • Serves6
  • Cook time1 hour
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 2 hours marinating time)
Portuguese chicken


  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 tbs ground paprika
  • 1 tbs finely chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 2kg Coles Australian RSPCA Approved Extra Large Whole Chicken, cut into portions
  • 1kg baby Red Royale potatoes, halved
  • 2 red onions, cut into wedges

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the garlic, chilli, vinegar, oil, sugar, paprika, oregano and salt in a bowl. Add the chicken and toss to combine. Cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 2 hours to marinate.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Place chicken in a roasting pan. Arrange potato and onion around chicken. Cook, turning occasionally, for 1 hour or until cooked through.