Bifana a Piri Piri – Spicy Grilled Pork With Caramelized Onions



Happy Grilling! Here’s another classic Portuguese BBQ recipe for your summer cook outs! Enjoy! Tia Maria


Bifana a Piri Piri Recipe:


2 lbs Boneless pork loin

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Garlic powder

1 tsp Paprika

1/2 tsp pepper

1 – 2 tbsp Piri Piri sauce (adjust to your taste preference)


Slice the pork loin into 1/2 inch slices. Place the slices between plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet until the bifana is 1/4 inch thick.

Season with the listed ingredients. Let marinate for at least 1/2 hour before cooking.

Cook on grill or in saute pan for about 3-4 minutes per side or until fully cooked.

Top with Caramelized onions (recipe below).

Caramelized Onion Ingredients:

2 medium onions

3 tbsp Olive Oil

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

2 tbsp white wine


Cook the onions with olive oil until translucent. Add the remaining ingredients and cook until the onions reach a golden color and set aside.

When you’re ready to serve them, just heat them up for a few minutes and top your meats.

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