A Chicken for Braai Day


Chicken with Portuguese style marinade

1 large chicken
15ml cracked black pepper
15ml ground cumin
15ml     lemon juice
30ml olive oil
2.5ml chili powder
2.5ml paprika
  Pinch of cayenne pepper
1 clove garlic, crushed


  1. Cut along both sides of the chicken’s backbone. Discard the backbone and insert metal
  2. skewers through each thigh and opposing wing.
  3. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl and rub over the chicken. Grill on the
  4. barbeque (or in the oven at 160°C) for 20 minutes per side or until tender.
  5. Serve with mayonnaise roasted potatoes and balsamic purple onion petals.