By Eddy − On Saturday, September 17, 2016, 6 Years ago in Side Recipes
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Madeira Fried Cornmeal Recipe

Milho Frito is one of the most signature and traditional dishes in Madeiran cuisine. They are deep fried cornmeal based treats filled with kale and other typical seasonings.
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Ready In2 h 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4
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Milho Frito is one of the most signature and traditional dishes in Madeiran cuisine. They are deep fried cornmeal based treats filled with kale and other typical seasonings.
Ingredients
1 cup white corn meal4 garlic cloves, minced1 cube chicken bouillon dissolved in water4 kale leaves, minced2 tablespoons olive oil2 teaspoons salt4 cups waterVegetable oil for frying
1 cup white corn meal4 garlic cloves, minced1 cube chicken bouillon dissolved in water4 kale leaves, minced2 tablespoons olive oil2 teaspoons salt4 cups waterVegetable oil for frying
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Directions
  1. In a saucepan on high heat, add the garlic and olive oil.
  2. Let it cook for a minute and then add the water, chicken broth, and corn meal. Mix until the corn meal is totally dissolved.
  3. Add the salt and kale and stir consistently until the water is boiling.
  4. Turn the heat to low and let it cook for about half an hour while stirring occasionally until the cornmeal thickens.
  5. Once thickened, pour the mixture into a greased and flat bottomed dish. Let the mixture rest for 2 hours.
  6. Now cut the corn meal into squares and begin to fry them in a deep frying pan on high heat with vegetable oil.
  7. Fry them a couple at a time until they are golden brown and then once they are done place them on a platter with papers towels to dry.
  8. Once they are all done, let them cool for 5 minutes and serve immediately.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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Robert Frost
Robert Frost
I am from Alabama, and cornbread is a staple of the diet and I love it. Can you tell me the name of corn meal here in Portugal? I see a couple of different kinds and don't know which to use. Thanks Robert
4 Months ago, Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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Eddy
Hi Robert, I believe corn meal in Portuguese is "farinha de milho".
4 Months ago, Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Virginia
Virginia
One of my favorites make it often
6 Months ago, Friday, January 14, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear Virginia, ever try this recipe?
6 Months ago, Friday, January 14, 2022
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