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This Portuguese pork with chestnuts recipe (receita de carne de porco com castanhas) is delicious.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Pork with Chestnuts Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Pork with Chestnuts Recipe

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Posted in: Pork Recipes
Wed, Nov 8, 2017, 13:10
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1 3/4 pounds of pork loin1 pound of chestnuts, precooked and peeled 1 tablespoon of sweet pepper sauce or paste3 cloves of garlic1 bay leaf1 cup of white wine5 tablespoons of olive oilSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)
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    1. Cut the meat into cubes and season with the chopped garlic cloves, the bay leaf, the pepper sauce and salt and pepper, mixing very well.
    2. Let it stand for 30 minutes, then heat the oil, add the meat and let it cook until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
    3. Add the wine and bring to a boil.
    4. Then add the nuts, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    5. Serve hot with cubed fries.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: lidl.pt/pt/receitas-lidl


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