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Peri Peri Chicken Burgers

Peri-Peri Style Chicken Burgers

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  • Total Time: 22 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 chicken breasts, halved lengthways (to make 4 cutlets)
  • 4 brioche rolls
  • Coleslaw, to serve
  • 4 slices cheese 
  • Chilli mayo, to serve (see note 1)


  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Place the chicken in a medium-sized bowl along with the marinade ingredients. Use your hands to coat.
  2. Heat a large skillet on medium heat and cook the chicken for 8-10 minutes. Turn once halfway through and add 1/4 cup of water to help loosen the crispy bits. Rest for 2-3 minutes before serving.
  3. Serve the brioche buns topped with coleslaw, cooked chicken, sliced cheese and chilli mayonnaise.


Note 1 – To make chilli mayo, mix together 1 part chilli oil,  2 parts whole egg mayonnaise and a squeeze of lemon or lime juice. 


Marinate the chicken and refrigerate for up to three days before cooking. Freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw completely in the fridge overnight before cooking.


Refrigerate for up to 3 days. Microwave to reheat. Not suitable to freeze.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Category: burger
  • Method: pan, assemble
  • Cuisine: South African