David’s Peri Peri Spicy Marinade

The heat gets turned up when you add David’s Peri Peri Rub to this sauce made with charcoal-grilled vegetables. The flavours pair perfectly with roast chicken or grilled meat.

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David’s Peri Peri Spicy Marinade

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cool 20 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 large red bell peppers halved, seeded and char-grilled
  • 1 large red onion quartered and char-grilled
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp David’s Peri Peri Rub
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Put peppers and onion in a food processor and puree.
    2 large red bell peppers, 1 large red onion
  • Add garlic, half of the lemon juice, half of the red wine vinegar, zest of 1 lemon, oregano, pepper and David’s Peri Peri Rub and process.
    4 cloves garlic, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 4 Tbsp red wine vinegar, 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp black pepper, 2 Tbsp David’s Peri Peri Rub
  • Transfer the sauce to a medium saucepan and add the bay leaf.
    1 bay leaf
  • Simmer, over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf and cool the sauce.
  • Return to the food processor and add 1/4 cup lemon juice, 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar, and zest of 1 lemon and puree.
  • Slowly add the olive oil to emulsify.
    1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Serve with roast chicken, firm seared tofu, kebabs, grilled meat or fish.
Keyword Marinade, Spicy

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