Piri Piri Chicken under a Brick

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Makes: 6 servings
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All You Need

  • 3 lbs (1 3/10 kg) whole chicken
  • 4 tbsp (60 mL) Club House Piri Piri Signature Blend
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 brick double wrapped in foil


  1. Remove back bone from chicken and press down to flatten.

  2. Rub seasoning all over chicken including under skin.

  3. In oven safe heavy skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Add chicken, breast side down. Brown for 1 minute.

  4. Place foil wrapped brick on chicken. Bake at 450°F (230°C) for 25 minutes.

  5. Remove from oven and remove brick. Carefully turn chicken over. Place brick back on top of chicken. Bake for a further 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 185°F (85°C).


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