By Eddy − On Monday, February 26, 2024, 1 month ago in Pork Recipes
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Portuguese Marinated Pork Chops Recipe

Portuguese Marinated Pork Chops Recipe

Portuguese marinated pork chops recipe (receita de costeletas de porco em vinha d'alhos) is very tasty, quick to prepare, and economical.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In1 h 30 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings4

Ingredients

4 large pork chopsSalt (to taste)1 teaspoon sweet paprikaPiri Piri sauce (to taste)4 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped4 bay leaves300 ml white wine1 tablespoon pork lard or butter3 tablespoons olive oil1 heaping teaspoon mustard2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
4 large pork chopsSalt (to taste)1 teaspoon sweet paprikaPiri Piri sauce (to taste)4 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped4 bay leaves300 ml white wine1 tablespoon pork lard or butter3 tablespoons olive oil1 heaping teaspoon mustard2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
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Directions

  1. In a baking dish, season the pork chops with salt, sweet paprika, piri piri sauce and half of the chopped garlic.
  2. Place a bay leaf on top of each chop and flip them.
  3. Season the other side with salt, sweet paprika, piri piri sauce and the remaining garlic.
  4. Pour the white wine over everything.
  5. Cover the baking dish with cling film and let it marinate for 1 hour.
  6. In a frying pan, heat pork lard or butter and olive oil.
  7. When hot, place 2 chops with the bay leaves facing down and fry for about 1 minute until they gain color.
  8. Flip them and fry for another minute.
  9. Remove the chops to a serving dish and fry the remaining ones the same way.
  10. Once the chops are golden, transfer them back to the baking dish.
  11. Reduce the heat a bit and add mustard.
  12. Stir with a wire whisk and gradually add the marinade.
  13. Once everything is well mixed, place the chops back in the pan.
  14. Cover and let them cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  15. Flip the chops, cover, and cook for another approximately 3 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  16. When the sauce is well reduced, coat the chops thoroughly with the sauce, and finally, add the vinegar.
  17. Once everything is well combined, remove from heat and serve with homemade fries and rice.

Recipe and Photo Credit: Neuza Costa


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