So Hot: Add Some Heat To Your Food With These Peri-Peri Sauces
A good sauce can make or break your marinades or change the way your snacks taste. A bottle of good Peri-Peri Sauce will rarely disappoint you.
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Dating back to the 15th century, the Peri-Peri or Piri Piri sauce owes its origins to the Portuguese settlers in Africa, who stumbled upon the African bird’s eye chili and created a sauce/marinade with it that also included garlic, red wine vinegar, and paprika, among other things. Bottled versions of the Peri-Peri sauce come with varying heat factors – from ‘delicious’ to ‘oh my god’.
Made popular in India by a fast food chain that specializes in chicken preparations, Peri-Peri sauces became quite the range in this country a few years ago, not that it was not available already. Like most sauces, you can cook with it or use it as a condiment with your food. Take a look at our list of some of the best Peri-Peri sauces available online.
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Top Five Brands Of Peri-Peri Sauce Available Online
1. Veeba Peri Peri Sauce
This Peri-Peri sauce weights 300 gm, is completely vegetarian and 96% fat-free. This product does contain permitted flavors, preservatives, and stabilizers.
2. Nando’s Peri Peri Sauce
Making Peri-Peri sauce famous in India, this South African brand sells a few variations of the sauce. It comes in a 250 gm bottle and the sauce can be used for pouring over food, dipping, cooking and only to add a spot of heat to your curries.
3. AS CHEFS COOK Peri Peri Stir-Fry Sauce
This stir-fry sauce is made with 100% natural ingredients and contains no preservatives, artificial flavors, and colors. Use it to cook seafood, noodles, stir-fried vegetables, or even to make hot wings.
4. BECHEF Classic Hot Sauce with Peri Peri Spice
At 230 gm, this bottle of sauce can be easily used as a marinade chicken, seafood and fish. It also doubles up as a dipping sauce for French fries, burgers and to add flavor to something as simple as fried rice. It contains no artificial colors and flavors.
5. Saucy Affair Peri Peri Sauce
Saucy Affair’s peri peri sauce is a condiment that can be used for several dishes including – fries, chips, kebabs, fried snacks and others. Made from fresh vegetables, it has no added MSG and is devoid of added flavor. This sauce delivers a perfect balance of heat and flavor.
The name peri-peri originally comes from ‘piri-piri’, which in Swahili means ‘pepper-pepper’. Over the years, the term morphed into ‘pili-pili’ and the more popular ‘peri-peri’, which is also what it’s more commonly called in South Africa and other parts of the world.