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This creamy Portuguese chicken gratin recipe (receita de gratinado de frango) is easy to prepare and makes a great meal.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
1 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Chicken Gratin Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Chicken Gratin Recipe

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Posted in: Chicken Recipes
Sat, Apr 21, 2018
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3/4 cup of bechamel sauce4 chicken steaks2 leeks2 onions2 carrots1 small cauliflowerOlive oil (to taste)White pepper (to taste)Salt (to taste) Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Cut the chicken steaks into very thin strogonoff strips. 
  2. Cook the chopped onion in the olive oil in a frying pan until translucent.
  3. Add the chicken and cook over high heat until golden brown.
  4. Finally, combine the carrots and leek cut into slices and the cauliflower cut into very small pieces. 
  5. Cook for another 10 minutes, season with salt and pepper and mix everything well.
  6. Cover the chicken with the Bechamel sauce in a baking dish.
  7. Bake it in the oven at 190ºC or 400ºF. 
  8. Serve with rice or salad.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitas.mimosa.com.pt


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