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How to make the popular traditional dish, Portuguese pork with clams (carne de porco a Alentejana).
Preparation time:
2 h
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
2 h 30 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Pork with Clams Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Pork with Clams Recipe

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Posted in: Pork Recipes
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
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1 1/2 lbs of pork4 cloves of garlic1 cup of white wine1/2 cup of lard or vegetable shortening1 1/4 lbs of clams1 sprig of coriander2 bay leaves1 lemonSalt and pepper (to taste) Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Cut the pork into cubes, mix it with the crushed garlic, bay leaves, salt and pepper and white wine.
  2. Let this marinate for about 2 hours.
  3. Put the clams in salted water for 1 hour to lose the sand, wash them thoroughly.
  4. Place the lard or vegetable shortening in a frying pan and when hot, add the drained meat and fry, stirring occasionally, until bown, than add the liquid from the marinade and simmer about 5 minutes and add the clams.
  5. When the clams are open, remove from the heat and add the chopped coriander.
  6. Serve with Portuguese fries and salad to taste.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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