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How to make Portuguese fried eggs with garlic sauce.
Portuguese Fried Eggs with Garlic Sauce Recipe
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Portuguese Fried Eggs with Garlic Sauce Recipe

Portuguese Fried Eggs with Garlic Sauce Recipe

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5 eggs6 tbsp olive oil3 cloves garlic, chopped1 tbsp red pimento paste (mild)Salt (to taste)1 tbsp red wine or vinegar

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  1. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil at medium heat, and fry the eggs to your liking.
  2. Once the eggs are fried, set them aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the remaining 4 tablespoons of olive oil, garlic, salt, pimento paste and wine or vinegar, bring to a boil and remove from the heat.
  4. Place eggs in a serving plate, and pour the sauce over them.
  5. Serve with fries.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Paula Costa


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