The Dish Food Travel Show

48 Piri Piri Chicken

January 13, 2020
IN THIS EPISODE:
  • The story of piri piri chicken, what is piri piri sauce and where did it come from?
  • Plus, a short history of Nandos, the international piri piri chicken chain restaurant.

Partial Transcript at https://foodfuntravel.com/history-of-piri-piri-chicken/ 

The history of piri piri chicken, one of the world's most popular spicy grilled chicken dishes. From its origins, to modern chain restaurant success as part of the Nando's restaurant chain.

Who invented the original piri piri sauce? And how did that become piri piri chicken and part of an international craze. Plus, the best piri piri chicken is certainly not at Nandos... We explore the local chicken scene in a European country where it has almost become a national dish.