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This Portuguese chickpeas with chouriço recipe is easy to prepare, it's delicious and makes a great meal for two.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Chickpeas with Chouriço Recipe

Portuguese Chickpeas with Chouriço Recipe

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Posted in: Pork
Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 19:33
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1 lb of pre-soaked chickpeas, can be canned1 bay leaf3 cloves (from India)1 cube of chicken broth1 finely chopped onion1 clove of garlic, crushed1/2 sliced ​​chouriçoDried thyme (to taste)Chopped parsley (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)Salt and pepper (to taste)
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    1. In a large saucepan, add the chickpeas, the bay leaf, cloves, chicken stock cube and add enough water to cover all the ingredients and bring to a boil (if you are using uncooked chickpeas, cook for about an hour).
    2. Drain the chickpeas, discard the bay leaf and cloves.
    3. In a large skillet with some olive oil, add the onion and cook until translucent.
    4. Add the garlic, a little dry thyme and raise the temperature .
    5. Add the chouriço ​​and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until the chouriço ​​is cooked. 
    6. Add the chickpeas to the frying pan and mix well.
    7. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with some chopped parsley and remove from the heat.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdafilipa.blogspot.pt


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