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Portuguese Grilled Chicken and Rice (Frango no Churrasco)

Portuguese Grilled Chicken and Rice, known as Frango no Churrasco com arroz, is a true staple of Portuguese cuisine. Using very few simple but effective ingredients and spices the chicken is cooked perfectly on the grill and served with some rice on the side. This is a hearty and delicious meal sure to fill you up and is really simple and easy to make. This is the perfect time to bust out the grill and make it just in time for the summer months.
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Alentejo Tomato Soup (Sopa de Tomate á Alentejana)

This is a recipe for the very popular and traditional Sopa de Tomate á Alentejana, which is a Tomato Soup dish from the Alentejo region in Portugal. It is a tomato soup dish with the induction of a couple of uniquely added ingredients which make for a very flavorful and rich soup. With the addition of eggs and pepper it makes this soup quite hearty and healthy and perfect for those who want to eat a nutritious but light dish at any time of the day.
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Zucchini Soup (Crème de Courgettes)

Super simple and easy recipe for delicious Portuguese Zucchini soup, or Crème de Courgettes. This recipe is a light healthy treat which is a very popular eat in Portuguese cuisine. It is a soup which is perfect for cooling down in the summer months. It can be eaten as a side or appetizer, or even as a full meal if you are eating light. Try it out and tell us what you think.
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Spicy Portuguese Salmon with Asparagus (Salmon com Asparagos)

We are going to show you how to make a traditional Portuguese style variation on Salmon with Asparagus, with a spicy kick. It is an unbelievably healthy dish combining the flavors of fresh cooked salmon, asparagus, and hearty roasted potatoes for a meal perfect for either lunch or dinner. The added paprika and hot sauce adds a great spicy Portuguese kick to the salmon. This dish is very tasty and perfect for when your at your most hungry. Try it out and tell us what you think of this dish, you will definitely love it.
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Smoked Ham and Fig Salad (Salada de Presunto com Figos)

Smoked ham “Presunto” and Figs are probably one of the most recognizable eats in a Mediterranean diet, yet you rarely see them on the same dish. A Smoked Ham and Fig Salad is the perfect way to combine these sweet and savory ingredients in a delicious and light dish. This salad is very easy to make without any fuss and is quite a healthy and hearty eat for anytime of the day.
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Melon and Fresh Cheese Salad (Salada de Melao com Queijo Fresco)

Melon and Fresh Cheese salad is a Mediterranean Portuguese style salad which combines sweet and savory flavors together in a wonderful and easy to make dish. This is perfect to eat at any time of the day and is really a healthy and hearty salad which will give you the right energy for the rest of the day’s challenges. The sweet and fruity combination of the melon along with the savory and rich fresh cheese really makes this dish quite delicious and unique. We are sure you’ll love this one.
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