Piri-Piri Chicken Wings in the Style of Nando’s

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Appears in
Planet Barbecue

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2010

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I don’t normally eat at fast food joints—especially not at airports. However, I make an exception whenever I’m in Johannesburg or Cape Town: Nando’s. Over three decades, Nando’s founders, Fernando (“Nando”) Duarte and Robert Brozin, have built traditional African-Portuguese chile-grilled chicken into an empire spanning five continents. The pair uses a two-step process, soaking chicken overnight in their piri-piri marinade, then glazing it with a lemon, herb, and chile sauce as it com