Nando’s Peri Peri

By: Stephanie

Mar 22 2012

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Category: Restaurants

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For lunch last Friday, Cassie and I made our way to Dupont Circle for Nando’s Peri PeriSouth African/Portuguese style flame-grilled chicken. With the combination deal they had going for lunch, we paid around $12 for a delicious serving of fresh, free-range chicken done up with the mild lemon and herb sauce and a bit of the spicier peri-peri (chillies!) sauce and the side of rice.

According to the Nando’s website, peri-peri (or pili-pili) is “the Swahili name for the Bird’s Eye Chili…all true Peri-Peri hails from southern Africa.” Portuguese explorers used it with other herbs to blend with their own recipes, including it in a sauce used to baste chicken…which leads us to the deliciousness that is Nando’s!

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One comment on “Nando’s Peri Peri”

  1. Glad you enjoyed your lunch at Nando’s Peri Peri! For special promotions and updates, make sure to follow us on Twitter @nandos_usa or like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nandosusa!

    Lots of PERI PERI love,
    Nando’s Peri Peri USA


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