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The ingredients for this fried chicken with beer (frango frito com cerveja) recipe are fairly simple, but the end result is delicious.
Fried Chicken with Beer Recipe
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Fried Chicken with Beer Recipe

Fried Chicken with Beer Recipe

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1 chicken4 carrots2 onionsBeer (You can use most regular beers, not light)Oil3-4 cloves of garlic1 chicken stock cubeBread crumbsSalt and pepper (to taste)

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  1. Place the jointed chicken, chopped carrots, onions and crushed garlic into a saucepan together with the stock cube and enough beer to cover.
  2. Simmer until the chicken is tender, approximately 1/2 to 3/4 hour.
  3. Remove the chicken and reserve stock.
  4. Roll the chicken pieces in seasoned breadcrumbs and fry in deep hot oil until golden brown.
  5. Puree the vegetable stock to form a sauce, and return to the saucepan and reheat.
  6. Thicken with a little cornflour if necessary.
  7. Pour over the chicken and serve with rice, enjoy!
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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