Pork Cooked in Alentejo's way

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Pork Cooked in Alentejo's way


  • 800 clams (grs of)
  • 750 pork (grs of)
  • 3 tablespoons chili (sweet)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 15 deciliters white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lard
  • 2 tablespoons oil (or margarine)
  • potatoes (for frying)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • pickles (to taste)


  1. 1Place the clams in a large bowl with water and salt.
  2. 2Let them stay for a few hours and change the water to throw out the sand that will be releasing.
  3. 3Cut the pork into cubes and season with garlic, paprika, salt, pepper, bay leaf and wine.
  4. 4Leave to marinate by eve or with enough time in advance.
  5. 5Peel the potatoes, cut them into cubes and fry them.
  6. 6Meanwhile, heat a frying pan on the stove and add the lard and margarine or olive oil.
  7. 7Add the meat and fry over low heat.
  8. 8Stir until its golden, then pour the marinade.
  9. 9Add the clams and cook for 10 minutes.
  10. 10Add the chips and garnish with pickles.
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