Peri Peri Chicken & Rice

Serves: 4

Syns: 1.5 syns per serving

Time Taken: 60-75 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Peri Peri Chicken & Rice

Peri Peri Chicken & Rice



For the chicken

  • 4 pieces of skinless chicken legs
  • Encona Peri Peri sauce (to taste, 1tbsp is 1.5 syns)
  • 2 Maggie seasoning cubes, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp Peri Peri seasoning

For the rice

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp Peri Peri seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  • Handful of frozen peas & sweet corn


Mix all the marinade ingredients for the chicken together and rub it all over the chicken pieces.

Let it marinade for a few hours if time permits.

Pre heat the oven and cook the chicken for around 45 minutes till it is mostly cooked.

Remove from the oven and grill the chicken till it is fully cooked, around 30 minutes, turning the chicken often and brushing it with the Encona Peri Peri sauce.

For the rice, spray a pan with plenty of low cal cooking spray and gently fry the onion with the carrot for a few minutes.

Add the tomato puree, Peri Peri seasoning and chilli flakes and cook for another couple of minutes.

Add the rice alongside the stock, stir and let it cook for around 15 minutes on a low heat with the lid on the pan.

Add the frozen peas & sweet corn towards the last 5 minutes of cooking.

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