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Frango a Cafrial (roasted chicken) on a bed of white rice. A recipe from Mozambique prepared by the Happy Chief Cook.

In the picture above the spicy roasted chicken on a bed of white rice.

It is an easy dish to prepare.

Preparation time : 45 minutes.
Serves: 4.


4 half chickens,
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper,
0.5 teaspoon sea salt,
1 teaspoon garlic powder,
0.5 teaspoon ginger powder,
0.5 teaspoon paprika,
4 tablespoons salad oil,
500 to 600 grams of white rice.


Let the half chickens come to room temperature.

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Mix the cayenne pepper, sea salt, garlic powder, ginger powder, paprika and salad oil together well.

Brush the chickens on all sides with the seasoned oil.

Roast the chickens in the oven under the grill for 40 minutes.
Turn over the chickens every 15 minutes.

Cook in the meantime, the white rice according to the instructions on the package.

Serve the chickens on a bed of white rice on warmed plates.


Prepared by the Happy Chief Cook. Posted on May 8, 2011.