Sweet Chili Chicken


  • 1.5 kg chicken 

  • 15g oregano (freshly ground is preferable) 

  • garlic cloves finely chopped or blended in food processor 

  • 50g sea salt 

  • 20g freshly ground black pepper 

  • 40g sweet chili powder 

  • 1 large onion finely chopped or blended in food processor 

  • 100mL lemon juice 

  • 100mL olive oil 

  • Sprig of rosemary approximately 15cm in length


  • Mix all the above mentioned ingredients except for the lemon juice and oil and allow chicken to marinate.

  • The blended onion should add moisture to the marinade, however if this is too dry, add some olive oil.

  • Pour the lemon juice and olive oil into a jar and baste using the rosemary every 15-20minutes.

Cook time:

  • 2 hours

Hot tip:

  • use a thermometer to ensure your chicken breast is 75 degrees


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by: Rhiannon Peterson