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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.
Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Gizzards Recipe
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Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Gizzards Recipe

Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Gizzards Recipe

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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)
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    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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