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Butterflied Portuguese Chicken with Chips and Lemon Mayonnaise

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4 Servings


1 Mick's Meat Barn Lilydale Free Range Butterflied Chicken
2 tsp olive oil
5 long red chillies
4 garlic cloves
2 tbsp oregano leaves
2 tsp smoked paprika
1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil, extra
2 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp salt
600g of your favourite frozen chips
1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
1 tbsp lemon juice
Lemon wedges, to serve
Oregano leaves, extra, to serve


Step 1 - Preheat oven to 180C. Line a large shallow baking dish with baking paper.

Step 2 - Heat the oil in a small frying pan over medium high heat. Add chillies and garlic and cook for 2 mins or until chillies start to blister. Transfer to a small processor. Add oregano, paprika, extra oil, vinegar and salt. Process until just smooth. Reserve 1/2 cup of the piri piri sauce.

Step 3 - Place chicken on prepared dish. Brush 1/2 the remaining piri piri sauce. Bake for 1 hour 30 mins, brushing with the remaining sauce occasionally, until golden and cooked through. Set aside to rest for 10 mins.

Step 4 - Meanwhile, bake the chips for the last 30 mins of cooking time or until golden. Combine the mayonnaise and lemon juice in a small bowl.

Step 5 - Divide the chicken with chips among serving plates. Serve with reserved piri piri sauce, lemon mayonnaise, lemon wedges and oregano leaves. Enjoy!

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