Peri Peri Sauce Dip

Course: Sauce/Dip
Cuisine: portoguese
Keyword: finger food, peri peri, sauce, spicy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Andrea
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  • 1 small red onion peeled and chopped, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 150 gr African bird's eye chillies stems removed (you can also use Thai red chillies)
  • 1 red bell pepper seeds and white parts removed and roughly chopped
  • 5-6 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Fold all the ingredients into a food processor, and blitz to a smooth but still chunky paste.
  • Transfer the mixture into a small pan and simmer over medium-low heat for 10 min, stirring occasionally.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and allow to cool before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.