Brazilian Grilled Chicken With Tomato-Coconut Sauce Recipe

Brazilian Grilled Chicken With Tomato-Coconut Sauce Recipe


  • 500 gms Chicken (4″ pieces)
  • 3 Tbsp Refined Oil
  • 6 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
  • 1 Tsp + 1/2 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Onion (Chopped)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Minced Fresh Ginger
  • 2 Jalapenos peppers (Seeds removed and Minced)
  • 1/2 Cup Tomato Puree
  • 1 Tomato (Crushed)
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander (Chopped)
  • Salt to Taste
  1. In a shallow dish combine 2 Tbsp Oil and two-third of the minced garlic.
  2. Marinate the chicken with 2/3 of the garlic oil prepared in step 1, salt, pepper and reserve the 1/3 of the oil for basting.
  3. Meanwhile take the leftover 1 Tbsp of Refined Oil in a wok and heat over moderately low heat.
  4. Add the onion and cook stirring occasionally till translucent. Add the remaining garlic, ginger and the minced jalapenos and cook stirring for around 2 mins.
  5. Now add the crushed tomatoes, tomato puree, coconut milk, salt and 1/2 Tsp ground pepper.
  6. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened.Add the cilantro and stir.Turn off the gas, the sauce is ready.
  7. Now light up a grill/tandoor and grill the marinated chicken for around 10-15 mins basting with the remaining 1/3 garlic oil turning in between (so that both the sides get grilled).
  8. Pour the prepared sauce over the grilled chicken and serve hot.

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