By Eddy − On Monday, February 15, 2016, 8 years ago in Pork Recipes
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Portuguese Carne de Porco à Alentejana Recipe


How to make the popular traditional dish, Portuguese pork and clams (carne de porco à Alentejana).
Portuguese Carne de Porco à Alentejana Recipe


Preparation time2 h
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In2 h 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs of pork loin4 cloves of garlic1 cup of white wine1/2 cup of lard or vegetable shortening1 1/4 lbs of clams1 sprig of coriander2 bay leaves1 lemonSalt and pepper (to taste)
1 1/2 lbs of pork loin4 cloves of garlic1 cup of white wine1/2 cup of lard or vegetable shortening1 1/4 lbs of clams1 sprig of coriander2 bay leaves1 lemonSalt and pepper (to taste)
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Instructions

  1. Cut the pork into cubes, mix it with the crushed garlic, bay leaves, salt and pepper and white wine.
  2. Let this marinate for about 2 hours.
  3. Put the clams in salted water for 1 hour to lose the sand, wash them thoroughly.
  4. Place the lard or vegetable shortening in a frying pan and when hot, add the drained meat and fry, stirring occasionally, until bown, than add the liquid from the marinade and simmer about 5 minutes and add the clams.
  5. When the clams are open, remove from the heat and add the chopped coriander.
  6. Serve with Portuguese fries and salad to taste.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com

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John leary
John leary
I add a package of Goya seasoning that rounds it out great!
1 year ago, Tuesday, April 18, 2023
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Francis Lee Bercher
Francis Lee Bercher
Add 1/4 cup sofrito to the marinade. Too much lard! Just enough to coat the pan. I make this in a cataplana I brought home from Lisbon.
1 year ago, Tuesday, April 18, 2023
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Maria Rodrigues
Maria Rodrigues
I'm going to giv this a try, thank you
1 year ago, Tuesday, April 18, 2023
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Eddy
You're welcome, enjoy.
1 year ago, Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Dale
Dale
Think I’ll give it a try!
1 year ago, Sunday, October 30, 2022
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Eddy
Great, enjoy.
1 year ago, Sunday, October 30, 2022
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