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Portuguese rojões is a traditional recipe from the Minho region, used to be served only during winter, when fresh meat was available back then, but now we can enjoy this dish all year round.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Rojões Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Rojões Recipe

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Posted in: Pork Recipes
Sun, Dec 4, 2016
5 out of 5 with 10 ratings
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2 and 1/2 cups of dry white wine5 chopped garlic cloves1 tbsp ground cumin1 tbsp paprika1.5 kg pork leg cut into small cubes4 tbsp of olive oil2 bay leavesSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Prepare the marinade with the wine, chopped garlic, paprika, half the cumin and salt and pepper, mix the meat in this marinade and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Remove the meat from the marinade and lightly fry the pork cubes on the olive oil, previously heated.
  3. When the meat has a golden color, add the marinade along with the bay leaves, let it cook a little more until the meat is tender.
  4. Sprinkle with the remainder of the cumin before serving the rojoes, this recipe goes great with Portuguese fried cubed potatoes or white rice.
Recipe & Photo Credit: all-about-portugal.com
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