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How to make Portuguese conger (congro) stew Azores style.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Conger Stew Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Conger Stew Recipe

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Posted in: Soup Recipes
Mon, Jan 25, 2016
4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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2 lbs of conger (congro)Salt (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)3 onions1 glass of white winePimento paste (to taste)2 green peppers4 cloves of garlicParsley (to taste)2 egg yolks1 tablespoon of lemon juice Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Cut the fish into eight slices, then clean and wash.
  2. Season with salt.
  3. Cover the bottom of a pan with olive oil and a layer of sliced ​​onions.
  4. Arrange the fish slices over the onion in a single layer.
  5. Add the white wine, pepper, the peppers (cleaned and cut into slices), a few sprigs of parsley and garlic cloves (chopped).
  6. Season with a little salt.
  7. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with the lemon juice and pour evenly in pan.
  8. Cover and let it boil.
  9. Cook for about 30 minutes.
  10. Serve over slices of toasted bread.
Recipe & Photo Credit: belinha78, petiscos.com


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Paula - Thursday, September 30, 2021, 3 Weeks ago
Can I substitute with salmon instead?

Yes, for sure Paula.
3 Weeks ago, Friday, October 1, 2021 (+0) (-0)
Maria - Friday, September 17, 2021, 1 Month ago
Isn't the egg yolks with lemon at the end

No, in step 7 Maria.
1 Month ago, Saturday, September 18, 2021 (+0) (-0)