By Edu Costa − On Thursday, April 15, 2021, 2 years ago in Pork Recipes
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Portuguese Pork Rinds from Beira Alta Recipe

Portuguese Pork Rinds from Beira Alta Recipe

This delicious recipe for Portuguese pork rinds from Beira Alta (receita de torresmos da Beira Alta) couldn't be any easier to make.

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time1 h
Ready In1 h 10 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy


2 lbs of pork bellySalt (to taste)
2 lbs of pork bellySalt (to taste)
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  1. Cut the pork belly into small cubes and season with salt.
  2. Place in a pan or deep frying pan  to start frying.
  3. As you fry, the fat will start to melt, they are ready when all the fat has melted and they are golden brown.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow it to cool.
  5. Save the fat (lard) as it is very flavourful and you can use in other dishes.
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LuAnn (Soares) silveri
LuAnn (Soares) silveri
Is this the pork recipe I would add pickled cauliflower and carrots, roasted potatoes and olives and call rijoes? (Sp?)
2 years ago, Wednesday, November 24, 2021
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Edu Costa
No, wrong recipe LuAnn, if you search for "rojoes" you will find it.
2 years ago, Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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