Category: Portuguese

Portuguese Cabbage Soup

cabbage soup

 

Cabbage soup is a traditional Portuguese dish originating from northern Portugal. It is now considered aa a national dish and is popular all over the world. It is made from Collie-greens which is couvos cabbage.Easy and simple to prepare,but yummy and healthy.


Ingredients:

Onion-1
Potatoes-250 gms
Garlic Cloves-3
Bay leaf-1
Shredded Cabbage-250 gms
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Olive oil-2tsp

Preparation method

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into slices
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion garlic and bay leaf. Cook it until it is softened.
  3. Add the diced potatoes,salt,pepper and water.cook it for few mins.
  4. Add the shredded cabbage and mix it well.
  5. Cover it cook for 15 mins in a medium flame.
  6. Check seasoning and serve it hot.

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Sauted Potatoes

sauted Potatoes


Ingredients

Potatoes-250gms
Onion-1(optional)
Garlic cloves-3
paprika-1/2 tsp
Salt and Pepper to taste


Preparation method

  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into cubes.
  2. Boil it in the salted water, filter it and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onions and saute it.
  4. Add the minced garlic and saute it for few secs.
  5. Add the potato cubes and fry it until it turns to golden brown on all sides.
  6. Sprinkle paprika and garnish it with parsley or cilantro and serve it hot.

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Portuguese chicken with peas

Portuguese chicken with Peas


Ingredients

Chicken breast-2
Onion-1
Chicken Stock-1/2 cup
Fresh Oregano-1/2 tsp
Green Peas-1 cup
Butter
Olive oil
Salt and Pepper to taste


Preparation method

  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large heavy baking dish over medium heat.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and saute it until it turns to golden brown on all sides.Remove and keep it aside.
  4. Saute the onions in the same pan until its softened.
  5. Add the chicken stock, seasoning and stir it well.
  6. Add the chicken and peas and cook it for few mins until the peas is tender.
  7. Check the seasoning and serve it warm.

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Roasted Shrimp with Garlic

Roasted Shrimp
This is a simple recipe roasted shrimp with garlic. Perfect to serve over rice or pasta. It also makes a great appetizer.Easy to prepare and very delicious.


Ingredients:

Shrimp-250 gms
Garlic-3
Chilli flakes-1/2 tsp
Salt and Pepper to taste
Olive oil


Preparation method

  1. Heat oil in a pan , add the minced garlic and saute it
  2. Add the shrimp, chilli flakes, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix it well, so that the seasoning coated evenly on the shrimp.
  4. Roast it until it turns golden brown and soft for few mins.
  5. Serve it hot with salads

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