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This Portuguese piri piri chicken gizzards with martini makes a great appetizer or a meal, serve with a lettuce and tomato salad and fries on the side.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
1 h 45 min
Ready In:
2 h
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Gizzards Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Gizzards Recipe

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Posted in: Chicken Recipes
Thu, Aug 9, 2018
4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
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2 lbs of chicken gizzards1 medium onion2 tablespoons of tomato paste1 cup of martiniPiri piri sauce (to taste)Olive oil (to taste)Salt (to taste)Water (to taste)Garlic powder (to taste)Bay leaves (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Wash and clean the gizzards, cut them into small pieces and scald them in a saucepan with salt and water.
  2. Meanwhile, place the chopped onion and a little olive oil in a pan, then add the tomato paste and the martini.
  3. Once you've scalded the gizzards, drain them and  it to pan with the martini sauce.
  4. Season with piri piri sauce, garlic powder, bay leaves and add a little water to cover.
  5. Season with salt and cook for a bit (check the water and add more if necessary). It should take one to one and a half hours to cook.
  6. Keep rectifying the water if you want the sauce to be thick or have more liquid.
Recipe & Photo Credit: chocolatemorno.blogspot.com
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Susan - 3 Months ago
What is "one cup of martini"? Is this a cocktail (traditionally made with gin & vermouth)...if so, specifically what kind of martini? Or is it something else entirely?


That's it Susan, classic is the most used one on recipes.

3 Months ago (+1) (-0)

Any Martini from the store will do😉 Try not to complicate your life, Suzee😁

3 Months ago (+1) (-0)

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