Piri Piri Half Chicken

Piri Piri Half Chicken
24 480-g. Yield


  • 24.5 kg. Chicken Halves, 2.75-3 lb. avg.
  • 360 g. (Recipe) Piri Piri Rub
  • 355 ml. Kitchen Essentials® Pomace Olive Oil
  • 4 kg. Broccoli
  • 2.75 kg. Mini Sweet Peppers
  • to taste GFS Salt
  • to taste Trade East Ground Black Pepper


1] Remove the wing paddle and first joint from the chicken halves. Brush each half with 45g. of piri piri rub. Stack 2-3 high in stainless-steel hotel pans. Cover with film wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. 

To prepare à la carte:

1] Place a half chicken on a heated char-grill. Grill on both sides for 6-7 minutes. Place on a metal baking pan. Place in a 177° C convection oven. Cook 8-12 minutes, or until just cooked through. Slice the leg and thigh from the breast section along the rib cage. Slice the leg at the joint from the thigh. Brush the 3 pieces with 15g. of piri piri rub. 

2] Brush a 170 g. piece of broccoli and 3 mini colored peppers with 1 tsp. of the pomace oil. Place on a heated char-grill. Grill on both sides. Cook to desired doneness. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

3] Place the chicken on a warmed serving plate. Place the broccoli and peppers next to the chicken.