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This delicious Portuguese roasted pork shank recipe (receita de pernil de porco assado no forno) is easy to make.
Portuguese Roasted Pork Shank Recipe
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Portuguese Roasted Pork Shank Recipe

Portuguese Roasted Pork Shank Recipe

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4 to 6 pieces of pork shank, already cut1 large onion1/2 red pepper3 cloves of garlic1/2 cup of white wineParsley (to taste) Get Portuguese food & ingredients Get Portuguese food, ingredients and more at Amazon.com
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  1. Preheat the oven to 205ºC or 400ºF.
  2. In a casserole dish, place the chopped garlic, olive oil (to taste) and mix.
  3. Add the chopped onion, chopped parsley and a few sprigs of rosemary.
  4. Finally, place the pieces of shank on top, drizzle with the white wine and olive oil (to taste).
  5. Season with salt and pepper and bake for about 2 hours, turning the shanks every half hour.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com

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