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Monday, September 20, 2021
Serve these very tasty Portuguese fried chicken legs (perninhas de frango fritas) with a dipping sauce of your choice.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
1 h 40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Fried Chicken Legs Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Fried Chicken Legs Recipe

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Sun, Apr 5, 2020, 13:57
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8 chicken legs (drumsticks and the thighs)4 cloves of garlic, chopped1 tablespoon of paprika7 tablespoons of white wine (100 ml)2 tablespoons of mustardSalt and pepper (to taste)
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    1. Marinate the chicken with the paprika, mustard, garlic cloves, salt, pepper and white wine for about 1 hour.
    2. Drain the chicken from the marinade and fry it in hot oil.
    3. Once fried, remove the chicken from the heat and drain it on absorbent paper.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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