A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

Portuguese hot red pepper sauce (pimenta moida) is used throughout Portugal, although it is most typically seen in the Azores. It's a great marinade for meats and other things as it adds flavor and some heat.
Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe
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Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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1/2 lb of red chili peppers, washed and chopped1 tablespoon of coarse sea salt1/2 tablespoon of wine vinegar1 tablespoon of olive oil1 jar for storing it

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  1. Place the chopped peppers and salt in a blender and blend until it is smooth and of even consistency.
  2. Place the mixture in a saucepan and let it cook on medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in the vinegar and olive oil well and then pour into the jar for storage.
  4. Place it the refrigerator and use it as you need.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *


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