Pineapple & Naga Chilli Glazed Chicken

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

My Bengali-inspired twist on the classic roast chicken. Caramelised, sweet and hot, this is great with a variety of sides, British or Bangladeshi. The distinct flavour of the Naga chilli -one of the hottest chillies in the world and native to Bangladesh - is the invisible hero of the marinade. The Naga chilli looks like a skinny version of the scotch bonnet pepper, but is much hotter and has the most amazing fragrance. I add just enough chilli to know it’s there - hence the eighth specified