Web
Analytics
Portuguese Recipes is a collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.


Tuesday, June 15, 2021
About
This is a version of the classic Portuguese duck rice (arroz de pato), which uses the fragrant, fatty poaching stock from the duck to cook the rice.
Info
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
1 h 40 min
Ready In:
2 h
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
6

Portuguese Duck Rice Recipe

Portuguese Duck Rice Recipe

Share this Recipe on:

Posted in: Other
Sat, Feb 8, 2020, 11:21
4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
Views: 3750

Ingredients

1 duck weighing about 4 lbsSalt and pepper (to taste)2 onions2 garlic cloves1 chouriço1/2 lb of presunto (Portuguese bacon)1 bay leaf1 and 3/4 lbs of rice (to taste)1 orange1 bunch of parsley
  • Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Cook the duck in water seasoned with a little salt, so that it is well cooked.
    2. Then remove from the heat and let it cool.
    3. Clean the duck removing the skin and bones and roughly shred the meat using your hands.
    4. Strain the water you cooked the duck in. 
    5. With the help of a ladle, remove the grease from the surface and set it aside.
    6. Peel the onions and garlic, chop everything and place in a pan.
    7. Bring to the heat and add the bacon (presunto), bay leaf, chouriço ​​and cook until the onion is very dark, stirring constantly.
    8. Then add 2 cups of the duck cooking water, cover and cook until the broth is almost steaming.
    9. Add the rice and another 6 cups of boiling duck cooking water.
    10. Stir well, rectify the salt and pepper and add the juice of half an orange and the chopped parsley.
    11. Add the shredded duck, cover and bring to a boil.
    12. Then reduce the heat and let it cook for 20 minutes.
    13. Remove the chouriço and presunto (bacon) ​​from the pan, cut it into pieces and set it aside.
    14. Serve the hot rice garnished with the chouriço and bacon.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: cozinhapersonalizada.blogspot.pt


    Comments

    You might also like
    Portuguese Duck Rice Recipe
    Roasted Quail is a very traditional Portuguese recipe, it is a game meat with a unique and flavorful taste. This recipe is simple and easy to make and combined with some roasted potatoes and Portuguese seasonings, It will impress on any occasion.
    Portuguese Duck Rice Recipe
    Serve this delicious Portuguese stewed rabbit (coelho guisado) with mashed potatoes or white rice.
    Portuguese Duck Rice Recipe
    How to make Portuguese roast lamb.

    Top