By Eddy − On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 5 years ago in Xtra Recipes

Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

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.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 5 min
Ready In 20 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy
Servings10

Ingredients

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

  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 *

Deborah
Deborah
do you seed the peppers first?
9 months ago, Sunday, September 10, 2023
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Eddy
Hi Deborah, no, we don't seed the peppers.
9 months ago, Sunday, September 10, 2023
Maria
Maria
The authentic pimenta moida also has minced garlic added. I am from the Acores and we do not cook the pimenta but we add lots of salt and let it sit for a few days with only the salt and garlic. We then jar it.
9 months ago, Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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Joanne
Joanne
Thanks Eddy. I can't find this where I live so this recipe is greatly appreciated. Will be making soon!
1 year ago, Friday, September 30, 2022
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Eddy
Great to hear Joanne, enjoy. 🙂
1 year ago, Friday, September 30, 2022
Lori Dreher
Lori Dreher
Can you can this
1 year ago, Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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