(also pil-pilˈpēl ˌpēl)
Definition of piri-piri in English:
Portuguese term for hot chilies or the hot sauce made from them.
- I'm slightly tipsy and I have chicken grease and hot piri-piri sauce running down my face.
- If an eye-watering piri-piri sauce is your idea of the ideal barbecue accompaniment, then go for white wines with a good dollop of grapey sweetness.
- An important seasoning is cumin; equally important is piri-piri, a hot red chili often used to season barbecued chicken.
Ronga (a Bantu language of southern Mozambique), literally 'pepper'.
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