Açorda de Marisco (Seafood Bread Stew)

Ingredients (4 pax): – 500 g / 17.6 oz. of shrimp; – 500 g / 17.6 oz. of cockles ; – 500 g / 17.6 oz. of clams ; – 500 g / 17.6 oz. of bread  – 3 garlic cloves ; – 4 tbsp. of olive oil ; – 1 coriander sprig  – 3…

Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (Portuguese Fried Clams)

Ingredients: – 1kg / 35.3 oz of clams – 2 tbsp of olive oil – 2 garlic cloves – 1 lemon – 1 coriander sprig – salt – pepper 1- Wash the clams in salt water until all the sand has come off. 2- Put the frying pan on the stove with the olive oil and the sliced…

Choquinhos Fritos à Algarvia (Algarve’s Fried Cuttlefish)

Ingredients (4 pax): – 8 cloves of garlic – 200 ml / 6.8 fl. oz. of olive oil – 1 kg / 2.2 lbs of small cuttlefish – 1 coriander sprig – 1 laurel leaf – hot chilli sauce (if wanted) – salt – parsley 1- Put the olive oil, the sliced garlic cloves and the…

Bacalhau à Braz (Portuguese Fried Codfish)

Ingredients(2 to 4 pax.): – 750 g / 26.5 oz. of fresh codfish – 750 g / 26.5 oz. of potatos – 500 g / 17.6 oz. of onions – 5 garlic cloves – 6 eggs – 3.5 dl / 11.8 fl. oz. of olive oil – chopped parsley – salt and pepper 1- After keeping…

Polvo à Lagareiro (“Lagareiro” Style Octupus)

Ingredients:   – 1,5 kg of octupus  – 1 onion  – 2 laurel leafs  – 6 garlic cloves  – 1 kg of potatoes  – 1 bunch of parsley  – 1/2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar  – olive oil  – sea salt  1- Boil the octupus in a high pressure pan for 15-20 min and join an onion and…

Sopa de cação (Dogfish Soup)

Ingredients:  – 1/2 kg of dogfish – olive oil – 2 onion  – 3 garlic cloves  – parsley  – 1 laurel leaf  – paprika – pepper – oregano – coriander – balsamic vinegar – salt  1- Put the onion with the garlic cloves, the parsley and the laurel leaf in a pan with olive oil (medium-low…

Christmas Lunch and Dinner Menu (Codfish and Dessert)

Bacalhau com Broa (Roast Codfish with Corn Bread)   Ingredients: – 4 onions – olive oil – 2 garlic cloves – 1 cod fish – 100 g of corn bread – 2 eggs – salt – pepper 1- Put the chopped onions in a pan with the olive oil and the garlic. Add the codfish cut…

Cataplana de Marisco (Seafood “Cataplana”)

Ingredients: – 0,5 kg of shrimp – 0,5 kg of squid – 0,5 kg of anglerfish – 0,3 kg of mussel – 1/2 lobster – 0,5 kg of crayfish – 4 slices of ling fish (or white fish) – olive oil – 1 onion – 4 garlic cloves – 2 tbsp of tomato sauce –…

Robalo Assado com Xerez (Roast Bass Fish w/ Sherry)

Ingredients: – 1 bass fish – soy sauce – spanish sherry wine – onions – 1 tsp of grated ginger – garlic cloves – parsley – olive oil – 1 tsp of sugar – 1 tsp of salt 1- Pre-heat the oven at 180ºC. Cut the fish in two halves, but leave them together. 2- In a…

Bobó de Camarão (Mashed Cassava with Shrimps)

Ingredients:   – 3,5 cups of shrimps – 3,5 cups of cassava cut into pieces – 3 peeled tomatoes without seeds – ½ chopped red pepper – ½ chopped green pepper – 1 chopped onion – 2 chopped garlic cloves – ½ tea cup of palm oil – 50 ml of olive oil – 1 L of water…

Lagosta com Amendoim (Lobster w/ Peanut)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of lobster – 1 dl of olive oil – 300 gr of peanut – 1 mature tomato – 2 onions – 2 garlic cloves – 5 dl of water – chili to taste – salt to taste 1- Cut the lobster into slices and spice with salt and chili. 2- In a pan,…

Caldo de Camarão (Shrimps Soup)

Ingredients: – 2 kg of shrimps – 1 kg of mature tomatoes – 1 onion – 2 garlic cloves – 1 kg of cassava – 0,5 kg of banana – 1 kg of potatoes – 0,5 dl of olive oil – 3 coffee spoons of chili – salt to taste 1- Cook the shrimps in water…

Cachupa de Peixe (Fish Cachupa)

Ingredients:  – 750 gr of tuna  – 750 gr of red emperor  – 1,5 dl of scarlet runner  – 0,5 L of corn  – 2,5 dl of red beans  – 3 garlic cloves  – 2 big onions  – 1 bay leaf  – 4 cabbage leafs  – salt to taste  – chili to taste  – 100…

Moreia de Cebolada (Moray Eel w/ Tomatoes and Onions)

Ingredients: – 1 kg of moray eel – 3 mature tomatoes – 2 onions – olive oil – 1 bay leaf – chili – salt 1- Wash and prepare the moray eel, cut into slices and add salt. 2- Cut the onions into slices and chop the tomatoes without skin and seeds. 3- Fry the sliced onions, the…

Caril de Caranguejo (Crab Curry)

Ingredients: – 500 gr of boiled crab – 2 onions – 4 tomatoes – 1 tsp of salt – 1 tsp of yellow curry powder – 1/2 tsp of hot chili sauce – 2 garlic cloves – coconut milk – 3 tbsp of olive oil 1- Open the crab and take all the meat to a…

Camarões com Leite de Côco (Shrimps with Coconut Milk)

Ingredients: – 5 or 6 dl of coconut milk – 1 onion – 1 kg of shrimps – 2 tomatoes – 1 coffee spoon of saffron – salt to taste – chilli to taste – 1 dl of olive oil 1- Strip the raw shrimps. 2- Fry the chopped onion on olive oil until golden and then…