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Peri peri shredded chicken with vegetables in a bowl.

Peri Peri Shredded Chicken With Vegetables

Abi Olayiwola
Delicious peri peri shredded chicken with vegetables is great when you need to quickly whip up a cheap meal or clear your fridge/freezer.
4.67 from 3 votes
Cook Time 40 mins
Marinating period 15 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine African
Servings 6
Calories 258 kcal


  • 3 Chicken Breasts
  • tablespoons Peri peri Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ cup Chopped onions or ½, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 can Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Ground pepper/Pepper flakes
  • 1 cup Green peas
  • 1 cup Sweetcorn
  • Salt to taste


  • Bring the chicken breasts and the vegetables out of the freezer to thaw.
  • Preheat the oven to 170 °C fan.
  • Pour the chicken breasts onto a tray and make a few slashes on the surface with a knife.
  • Rub 1 tablespoon of the peri peri seasoning all over the chicken. Leave for 15 mins.
  • Arrange the chicken on a baking tray and place it in the oven. Allow to bake for 20 - 25 mins.
  • Leave to cool. While still warm, shred by pulling apart with your hands or two forks.
  • While the chicken is baking, heat the oil in a saucepan under medium heat.
  • Add the onion and allow to brown a little with continuous stirring. Next, add the garlic and stir for around 30 secs.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and ground pepper, the remaining peri-peri powder with a little salt. Cover the pan and allow to cook for around 10 mins.
  • Pour in the shredded chicken, sweetcorn and green peas. Stir and cover the pan. Allow to simmer for 5 mins, then remove from heat and serve.


Calories: 258kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 27gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 231mgPotassium: 700mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 522IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Peri peri chicken
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