Piripiri (Mozambique)

This is used in Mozambique's fish and chicken dishes, and it can be used as marinade, basting sauce or a sauce for the table.


  • 4 hot red peppers, crushed, or 2 heaping teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Juice of two lemons
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 8 sprigs of parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, melted


  1. Mix all ingredients together.