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Hot Pickled Pork   HT  MC  Portuguese  60mins plus marinating

Portuguese name: Vinha D’alhos

Serves 4     Hot   Pork  Vegetables  Herbs  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Dairy free Eggless   Portugal Europe

900g/2lb Boneless Pork
360ml/12fl.oz. Red Wine Vinegar
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
4 Capsicums (sweet Peppers), deseeded and chopped
1 Bay Leaf
6 Whole Cloves
˝ teasp Thyme
˝ teasp Sage
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil


1. Cut the pork into 5cm/2-inch cubes and place in a mixing bowl together with the vinegar, garlic, pepper, bay leaf, salt, cloves, thyme and sage. Mix well, cover with clingfilm and place in the refrigerator to marinate for about 8 hours.

2. Transfer the pork together with the marinade to a large saucepan, bring to the boil then reduce the heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes, stirring from time to time.

3. Remove the pork from the saucepan with a slotted spoon, draining well.

4. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the pork and sauté slowly for 10 to 15 minutes until browned on all sides. serve hot.

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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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