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This Portuguese style coriander sauce recipe (receita de molho de coentro), has intense flavor but it does not add any heat.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
10 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

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Portuguese Style Coriander Sauce Recipe

Portuguese Style Coriander Sauce Recipe

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Posted in: Side Recipes
Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 22:08
3 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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3 to 4 cloves of garlic1 bunch of fresh coriander (about 1 to 1 1/2 cups)1/4 teaspoon of ground cumin3/4 teaspoon of coarse salt1/2 to 1 cup of olive oil4 to 5 tablespoons of waterVinegar (to taste)
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    1. Peel the garlic cloves.
    2. Trim and remove the coriander stems (keep the leaves only).
    3. Process the garlic and the coriander with the cumin and salt in a food processor or blender to create a paste.
    4. While the processor or blender is running, drizzle the olive oil gradually into it.
    5. Add small amounts of water until the sauce is as thick as you want (to taste).
    6. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of vinegar or more (to taste).
    7. Store in a glass jar if you will not be using all sauce the same day.
    8. Seal tightly and refrigerate.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: thespruceeats.com


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