Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Xtra Recipes

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.
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Portuguese Hot Red Pepper Sauce Recipe


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 *
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Deborah
Deborah
do you seed the peppers first?
10 months ago, Sunday, September 10, 2023
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Eddy
Hi Deborah, no, we don't seed the peppers.
10 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.
10 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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