Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Pork Recipes

Porto Bifanas Recipe

Serve these delicious Porto bifanas (bifanas à moda do Porto) on fresh buns with a few spoons of the sauce and fries on the side.
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Porto Bifanas Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 55 min
Ready In2 h 10 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 lb of thin pork cutlets 1/2 cup of olive oil5 cloves of garlic, crushed1 tablespoon of paprika2 tablespoons of hot red pepper sauce 3 bay leaves3/4 cup of white wine3/4 cup of beer4 tablespoons of whiskey2 tablespoons of Port wine1 small lemon, juiceCoarse salt (to taste)2 teaspoons of piri piri sauce
1 lb of thin pork cutlets 1/2 cup of olive oil5 cloves of garlic, crushed1 tablespoon of paprika2 tablespoons of hot red pepper sauce 3 bay leaves3/4 cup of white wine3/4 cup of beer4 tablespoons of whiskey2 tablespoons of Port wine1 small lemon, juiceCoarse salt (to taste)2 teaspoons of piri piri sauce
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Preparation

  1. Put olive oil, rolled garlic cloves, paprika, pepper sauce and bay leaf in a pan and mix.
  2. Turn on the heat and let the garlic saute a little to release flavor but don't let it burn.
  3. Add the wine, beer, whiskey, port wine and a pinch of salt.
  4. When it boils, add the meat and mix it well in the sauce.
  5. Drizzle with half of the lemon juice,  add the piri piri sauce and the remaiding lemon juice to the pan.
  6. Let it simmer for about 45 minutes, so that the meat is tender, if you see that you need more sauce, add some more beer or white wine (do not add water).
  7. Before removing from the heat, check the seasoning.

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gerry
gerry
No Onion in this recipe? I love fried onions with my bifana.
1 year ago, Saturday, April 22, 2023
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Eddy

Sorry Gerry, this is a traditional bifana and it does not contain onions, try this one: bifana with onions.

1 year ago, Saturday, April 22, 2023
Michele
Michele
I'm having family over tomorrow, but I wanted to make the febras today. Would it be ok to make a day ahead and refrigerate in the pan with the marinade. Then reheat tomorrow. Just wondering what your thoughts are on this?
1 year ago, Saturday, September 24, 2022
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Eddy
Yes, it will be completely fine Michele, just make sure you cover the pan while you refrigerate and preheat on stove top.
1 year ago, Saturday, September 24, 2022
James
James
Can you tomato sauce for more flavor??
2 years ago, Sunday, May 29, 2022
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Eddy
You can if you want, but it will take away from the original taste, but of course you should always tweak a recipe to your taste. 🙂
2 years ago, Sunday, May 29, 2022
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