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Pork with Clams (Porco Com Ameijoas a Alentejana)

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Category: Seafood, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Pork -- 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 pt Dry white wine
  • 2 ts Paprika
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Clove
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste
  • 5 Cloves garlic -- crushed
  • 2 oz Margarine
  • 2 Onion -- sliced
  • 4 md Tomatoes -- chopped
  • 2 lb Clams
  • 4 tb Coriander -- chopped
  • 2 tb Parsley -- chopped
  • 1 Lemon -- quartered
  • Forgarnish


Step 1:Put cubed pork in a dish and add the wine, paprika, bayleaf, cloves,
pepper and salt and the equivalent of 3 of the crushed garlic cloves.
Cover and leave, refrigerated, overnight, turning occasionally.

Step 2:In a large saucepan, heat 1 ounce of margarine, add the onions, the
tomatoes and the rest of the garlic and cook gently until the onions are
soft. (Add salt and pepper to taste).

Step 3:Wash the clams( discarding any that are open) and add them to the
onion/tomato mixture. Cover and cook on high heat until all have opened
(about 5 minutes), then cook for another minute.

Step 4:Meanwhile drain the pork, keeping the marinade. Heat the rest of the
margarine in a large frying pan, add the pork and brown on all sides over
medium heat. Add the marinade and continue to cook until there is very
little liquid.

Step 5:Serve the pork, the clams in their shells and the onion mixture with
boiled potatoes, sprinkling everythin with coriander and parsley and
garnishing with lemon quarters.

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