Roasted Whole Chicken

An easy, flavourful and addictive recipe, invented by the Portuguese settlers who came to Africa. You’ll love the crispy skin and the tender juicy meat. Don’t forget to use the drippings for a jus before serving.

Makes: 4 servings || Takes: 70 Minutes


1 whole chicken

Avocado oil



Piri Piri

Hot Sauce


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Or, preheat the oven to 195°C on the Quarter Steam + Heat function.

Coat the chicken in avocado oil and season with salt, pepper and piri piri.

Put the chicken breast side down and roast for 25 minutes. Flip the chicken and finish breast side up for 40 minutes.

Once complete, let sit for 5 minutes while covered with in foil.

For a delicious dipping sauce pour the drippings from the pan into a shallow bowl, and add your favorite hot sauce.