Portuguese Chicken Gizzards (Moelas) Recipe
Posted in: Poultry
Aug 28, 2016
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1kg of chicken gizzards1 chopped onion2 cloves of garlic, minced5 tablespoons of olive oil1/2 chouriçoChili peppers (to taste)3 bay leaves6 tablespoons of tomato paste1 cup of white wine1 cup of waterSalt (to taste)
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- Clean the gizzards of skins and fats, wash them and drain them.
- Cut the gizzards into pieces.
- Cut the chourico into thick cubes.
- In a pan with the olive oil, sauté the onions, garlic and bay leaves.
- Mid way through the sauté, add the chourico and let it cook a little longer.
- Add the gizzards.
- Season with a little salt, add the chili peppers and cook a little.
- Add the tomato paste, pour in the white wine and water.
- Cover and cook 30 to 40 minutes until tender.