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This creamy Portuguese chicken gratin recipe (receita de gratinado de frango) is easy to prepare and makes a great meal.
Portuguese Chicken Gratin Recipe
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Portuguese Chicken Gratin Recipe

Portuguese Chicken Gratin Recipe

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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)

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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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