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Squid Stew (Caldeirada de Lulas)

Portuguese Squid Stew, known as Caldeirada de Lulas, is one of the best and most popular Portuguese seafood dishes, and for good reason. It is a traditional and hearty dish which provides many of the best flavors in Portuguese cooking. The combination of the fresh squid along with a rich tomato sauce makes for a wonderful seafood dish that is perfect for any occasion.
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Portuguese Style Mussels (Mexilhões)

Portuguese style Mussels, known as Mexilhões. This is a simple dish with not too many complicated ingredients. This way you can truly enjoy the flavors of the Mussels with just a few herbs and spices to complement it. Try it out and tell us what you think.
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Portuguese style Lobster (Lagosta Suada)

Seafood done the Portuguese way is always good. Being historically a seafaring culture Portuguese cuisine has honed the best possible ways to cook all types of Seafood. We are going to show you how to make Lagosta Suada, which is Portuguese style Lobster dish from the region of Peniche. It is quite simple and easy to make, so try it out and tell us what you think.
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Monkfish with Rice and Shrimp (Arroz de Tamboril com Gambas)

Portuguese Monkfish with Rice and Shrimp, also known as Arroz de Tamboril com Gambas, is a very typical and traditional seafood dish in Portuguese cuisine. Our cuisine is known best both for our spices and our rich and flavorful seafood, and this dish exemplifies that fact perfectly. Monkfish, shrimp, and some long grain rice are the perfect ingredients for absorbing rich flavor and spice, which is what makes this dish unbelievably popular and delicious. We’re sure you will love this dish.
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Portuguese Crab Salad (Salada de Caranguejo)

This is a great recipe for the summer, it is a simple and easy traditional Portuguese crab salad recipe, known as Salada de Caranguejo. It resembles a Portuguese tuna salad but with some delicious crab meat and some good quality mayonnaise it really makes this recipe stand out. This is a great appetizer for summer barbeques or even as a light lunch.

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Portuguese Pork and Clams (Carne de Porco à Alentejana)

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is a traditional Portuguese Pork and Clams dish which originates in part from the Portuguese region of Alentejo. It is a true exemplification of Portuguese cuisine, simplicity, rich flavor, and unique combination of ingredients. This is seen with the combination of clams with pork, what at first might seem an unusual combination complements each other very nicely and both contribute to a rich and flavorful sauce which is truly unique. This simple and easy to make recipe lets you make this delicious Portuguese dish without the fuss.
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