By Eddy − On Sunday, August 28, 2016, 6 Years ago in Chicken Recipes
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Portuguese Chicken Gizzards (Moelas) Recipe

This delicious Portuguese chicken gizzards recipe (moelas) is best served as an appetizer with fresh bread.
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Ready In 50 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4
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This delicious Portuguese chicken gizzards recipe (moelas) is best served as an appetizer with fresh bread.
Ingredients
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)
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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Directions
  1. Clean the gizzards of skins and fats, wash them and drain them.
  2. Cut the gizzards into pieces.
  3. Cut the chourico ​​into thick cubes.
  4. In a pan with the olive oil, sauté the onions, garlic and bay leaves.
  5. Mid way through the sauté, add the chourico ​​and let it cook a little longer.
  6. Add the gizzards.
  7. Season with a little salt, add the chili peppers and cook a little.
  8. Add the tomato paste, pour in the white wine and water.
  9. Cover and cook 30 to 40 minutes until tender.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasfaceisrapidasesaborosas.pt

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Comments
john anthony henry johnson
john anthony henry johnson
Enjoyed the meal. It is difficult to always get chourico. when this happens can you suggest an alternative?
5 Months ago, Saturday, February 19, 2022
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Eddy
Hi John, if you live in the US, you can order chouriço online, a good substitute would be linguica, but if you can’t get that either then I suggest the chorizo (Spanish).
5 Months ago, Saturday, February 19, 2022
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