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This Portuguese fried liver recipe (receita de iscas de figado) is easy to make, serve with rice.
Portuguese Fried Liver Recipe
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Portuguese Fried Liver Recipe

Portuguese Fried Liver Recipe

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3/4 lb of beef liver1 teaspoon cumin6 tablespoons olive oilMarinade:3 cloves garlic1 teaspoon red pepper/pimento paste1 bay LeafWhite wine or beerSalt (to taste) Get Portuguese food & ingredients Get Portuguese food, ingredients and more at Amazon.com
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  1. Marinate the sliced liver in the above ingredients using enough wine or beer to just cover the liver.
  2. Allow to stand for 2 hours.
  3. Fry the liver in a little olive oil until brown.
  4. Remove and place in a separate saucepan.
  5. Add the marinade to the frying pan and bring to a boil.
  6. Pour over the liver and simmer gently until tender.
  7. This sauce is fairly rich so a little water maybe added if required.
  8. Add cumin to taste and serve with rice, enjoy!
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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