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Maria's Portuguese Bacalau

This is a traditional Portuguese dish that brings back memories of mom. It is not only tasty but it is always a hit at parties. Plan ahead, because the salted cod needs to soak for 24 hours.


Portuguese Custard Tarts (Pasteis de Nata)

This slightly streamlined recipe for the world-famous pasteis de nata, or Portuguese custard tarts, uses just few basic ingredients but requires numerous steps and a certain amount of finesse. The results...

Author: Chef John

Homemade Portuguese Chicken

This Portuguese chicken can be baked or grilled. You may double or triple the recipe (or more if required) for bigger batches of chicken. An easy recipe to make several servings for a party!

Author: Juliette D.

Wine and Garlic Pork (Portuguese Vina Dosh)

Ahh, 'Vina Dosh,' a Portuguese dish and tradition of my family during Christmas. It started getting passed down more than 80 years ago when my grandparents came to America from the Azore Islands! Easy...

Author: Cali-Chef

Shrimp Mozambique

This is a delicious Portuguese dish that my mom used to make for us all the time. A good crusty bread is a must to sop up the sauce. If you love bold, savory flavors, you'll love shrimp Mozambique.

Author: Melissa Rapoza Fragoza

Bacalhau Portuguese ao Forno (Salt Cod with Tomatoes and Olives)

Portuguese recipe for baked cod with potatoes, tomatoes and lots of olive oil. You need to soak the cod in water overnight to remove the salt. Serve hot.

Author: Vólola

Portuguese Cod Fish Casserole

An excellent cod fish dish. You must soak the salted cod over night and change the water at least twice. This is an easy fish meal with my mom's original ingredients.

Author: John J. Pacheco

Portuguese Steamed Clams

Being of Portuguese descent and raised in Rhode Island along the Eastern seaboard, this recipe is a wonderful combination of my two heritages. If desired serve with a small cup of melted butter for dipping...

Author: Star Pooley

Portuguese Pork Alentejana

An original Portuguese recipe with pork and clams.

Author: John Pacheco

Beefs Portuguese Style

This is a recipe that I got from my mother-in-law. She doesn't measure, so it took me a while to get it close. The gravy is close to the one they use in Portuguese restaurants.


Portuguese Custard Tarts Pasteis de Nata

These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts.

Author: John J. Pacheco

Portuguese Shrimp

Wonderful tasting shrimp. Easy to make.

Author: Dave

Easy Shrimp Mozambique

Shrimp Mozambique is zesty shrimp in a saffron and garlic-based sauce. Great served over rice.

Author: tstewartgrl

Portuguese Pork and Clams

This is my version of an incredible combination of tastes; try it, you'll like it!

Author: Richard Tebaldi

Baked Cod Portuguese

This is super simple and makes for a quick and easy supper, it can be made with any firm white fish.

Author: momaphet

Codfish with Cream

This a traditional Portuguese way of cooking codfish, from the capital city of Lisbon. In a country with a large tradition of making codfish in several ways, this is, for me, the most delicious and sinful...

Author: Rita Machado

Portuguese Style Baked Fish

My mom makes this and its also very common in the Portuguese restaurants of SE New England. This is fantastic with spaghetti and even better with roasted potatoes.

Author: Transylmania

Portuguese Egg Tarts

Way better than normal egg tarts. Will be gone within seconds.

Author: vivienw

JAG (Portuguese Rice and Beans)

This recipe has been in my family for years. It is so easy to make. I was worried my kids would not like it but both of them had second bowls!

Author: Cathy Chace

Portuguese Chourico and Peppers

Great as a sandwich like sloppy Joes or over mashed potatoes or rice.


Portuguese Chourico, Beans, and Rice

I grew up on chourico, and this dish is a Portuguese comfort food that my mom always made. I took it upon myself to replicate it with a bit more kick, but even with the changes, it reminds me of being...

Author: Raquel Teixeira

Portuguese Braised Chicken

A delicious chicken dish with wonderful Portuguese flavors. A terrific comfort food yet light and refreshing. Serve with parsley potatoes.

Author: mcqueenbee

Portuguese Sweet Rice

My mom would always make this delicious, creamy rice pudding when we were kids. If a thicker rice is desired, increase rice to 1 1/4 cups and add another egg. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Author: John Pacheco

Portuguese Coconut Cakes (Bolos de Coco)

My grams makes these sweet little treats all the time. Easy and quick.

Author: drodrigues101

Portuguese Beef Cacoila

This is marinated beef, Portuguese style. As a variation to cooking, I place all ingredients in a slow cooker on high, stirring often, and cook for about 3 hours, until meat shreds itself.

Author: John J. Pacheco

Spicy Shrimp Mozambique

Make and share this Spicy Shrimp Mozambique recipe from Food.com.

Author: leepat

Portuguese Bolo Levedo

Make and share this Portuguese Bolo Levedo recipe from Food.com.

Author: Mand1642


Super easy to make, and these won't last long. Try substituting almond or lemon extract for the vanilla. Or top them with flaked coconut or fresh fruit before baking!

Author: Scotty Carreiro

Portuguese Caçoila (Alcatra)

Often made with pork or beef this one-pot meal is a very traditional especially during a "matança" or winter slaughtering of pigs or cattle. This recipe is from the island of Terceira, in the Azores....

Author: Chief Teer

Portuguese Spicy Shrimp

This is a family favorite. We serve it with a plain white rice that will absorb the delicious sauce....finger licking. Sometimes we decorate the platter with whole boiled eggs.

Author: Chef Gorete

Portuguese Spice Blend

Make and share this Portuguese Spice Blend recipe from Food.com.

Author: Dienia B.

Portuguese Egg Pudding

This pudding is tasty and similar to a custard.

Author: J. Pacheco

Rhode Island Stuffies

My Dad makes these and I love them! Quahogs are a hard shelled type of clam. If you can not find them, 1 can of minced clams and 1 bottle of clam juice will work as a substitute. Chourice can be found...

Author: quotFoodThe Way To

Easy Portuguese Cookies

This crisp little sugar cookie is a family recipe from the island of St. Michael in the Azores.

Author: J. Pacheco

Easy Shrimp Mozambique

Spicy shrimp flavored with wine and garlic. I found this at epicurious.com and am posting for ZWT. Mozambique gained their freedom from Portugal in 1975, many of the foods of Mozambique have roots in Portugal...

Author: BakinBaby

Steamed Clams, Portuguese Style

With a large Portuguese population in RI, this is typical of how steamed clams are served ('steamers'). This is a combo of several recipes. It's great w/some crusty bread to sop us the broth. Prep time...

Author: JaneinRI

Portuguese Shrimp and Scallops

Make and share this Portuguese Shrimp and Scallops recipe from Food.com.

Author: Vicki in AZ

Wine and Garlic Marinade

Make and share this Wine and Garlic Marinade recipe from Food.com.

Author: kellychris

Portuguese Potato and Cilantro Soup

Make and share this Portuguese Potato and Cilantro Soup recipe from Food.com.

Author: littlemafia

Cod Portuguese

The Portuguese are great fish eaters, situated as they are right on the rich Atlantic sea board. One of their favourite fish is cod, but you can use any other white fish in this recipe.

Author: CulinaryQueen

Shrimp in Green Sauce (Portugal)

This recipe is Fabulous. If you like garlic and spicy, this recipe is for you. "The Best Recipes in the World" by Mark Bittman is a great cookbook; he loves to keep it simple, so do I. This cookbook will...

Author: Pi-E8216

Bacalhau (Portuguese Salt Cod Stew)

Portuguese salt cod stew (bacalhau or bacalhoada) is layered and baked in the oven. Made with salt cod, potatoes, hard boiled eggs, onions, olives, and lots of olive oil, it's a satisfying recipe for cozy...

Author: Elise Bauer


This is an old Portuguese recipe that my Vovo taught me how to make. It is great for the typical huge Portuguese family party or reunion, it is a very light meringue cookie, it is very simple, but I insist...


Chestnut Soup

From portuguesecooking.com Traditional Portuguese chestnut soup is not pureed, but a light broth with rice and chestnuts. This recipe is pureed to make it a bit more elegant Prep time includes time to...

Author: Az B8990

Portuguese Patty Melts

This is a simple burger with a Portuguese flair--our take on a traditional patty melt. My husband is Portuguese and almost everything we cook has some form of garlic, onion, and olive oil. The linguica...

Author: NainInCandia

Oh My Cod!

An effortless preparation this dish will impress! Enjoy this savory taste sensation. Can be made with salmon, tuna, boneless chicken breast should be baked at 400 cooked to a temperature of 165 degrees...

Author: Rita1652

Seafood Cataplana

Make and share this Seafood Cataplana recipe from Food.com.

Author: Sageca

Portuguese Lemon Bavarois

This is a delicious pudding-custard-like dessert from Sintra, Portugal. Fill the center with fresh fruit.

Author: John Pacheco

Portuguese Snow Drops

Also called 'sonjos' in Portuguese.

Author: John Pacheco

Portuguese Green Soup


Author: Olha7397