This is the traditional sauce or marinade that is offered throughout Portugal in restaurants,
cafés, and bars. The recipe can vary a little from place to place, but this is the basic one. Note: This recipe requires advance preparation.

1 cup olive oil
1.5 tablespoons ground piri-piris or substitute piquin or Thai chles
1/2 tablespoon paprika
1 clove garlic, minced, or more to tasted
2 teaspoons sea salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Combine the ingredients in a jar and shake vigorously. Then store in a refrigerator for a few weeks to blend the flavors
Yield: 1 1/4 cups
Heat Scale: Medium