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Monday, June 14, 2021
This Portuguese chouriço and bacon bread recipe is loaded with goodness, it's great comfort food.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
1 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Chouriço & Bacon Bread Recipe

Portuguese Chouriço & Bacon Bread Recipe

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Posted in: Breads / Rolls
Mon, Oct 30, 2017, 12:36
4 out of 5 with 41 ratings
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3 and 1/4 cups of flour1/2 cup of oil2 eggs3/4 cup of milk1 teaspoon of baking powder1 chouriço sausage3 and 1/2 ounces of sliced ham3 and 1/2 ounces of smoked bacon (not cubed)1/2 onionOlive oil (to taste)
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or  350°F.
    2. Cut the chouriço, smoked bacon and ham into small bite pieces.
    3. Chop the onion and saute it with a little olive oil.
    4. When browned, combine the chopped meat and let it cook until some of the fat is released and put aside (discard excess fat).
    5. Beat the eggs with the oil until they foam, add the milk and beat again.
    6. Add the flour and the baking powder and mix everything very well.
    7. Add the sauteed meat to the batter and mix everything.
    8. Pour the batter into a greased with butter and dusted with flour bread loaf pan and bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out dry.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: cuca-simplesmente.blogspot.pt


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