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These Portuguese fried pork chops ( costeletas de porco fritas) is one of the most popular dishes in Portuguese cuisine.
Preparation time:
2 h 15 min
Cooking Time:
25 min
Ready In:
2 h 40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Fried Pork Chops Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Fried Pork Chops Recipe

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Posted in: Pork Recipes
Thu, Sep 27, 2018
4 out of 5 with 59 ratings
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6 pork chops4 cloves of garlic1 bay leafLemon juice (to taste)Salt and pepper (to taste)Hot sauce (to taste)Olive oil to taste1 tablespoon of water * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. In a bowl, season the pork chops with the salt, pepper and hot sauce (to taste).
  2. Chop up the garlic and bay leaf and add to the bowl.
  3. Add the lemon juice to the seasoning and mix all the contents together, cover it, and let marinate for about 2 hours.
  4. After 2 hours, heat the olive oil in a frying pan.
  5. Add the pork chops to the pan and let them brown to a golden color and remove them.
  6. Now add the remainding marinade sauce from the bowl to the frying pan with the olive oil, the water and let it continue cooking until well done.

NOTE: The sauce from the pan goes great when served with some rice or fried potatoes.

Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
Photo Credit: asminhasreceitas.com
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Colleen - 1 Month ago
Step 6 says continue till done, doesnt say to put porkchops back in pan? Hiw much olive oil. Doesnt give much sauce to put over rice. Measuements would be handy

Hi Colleen, step 6 is only for the sauce. As far as olive oil, hot sauce etc, it says to taste to allow you to add as much as you want/like.
1 Month ago (+0) (-0)

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