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Azorean Clams and Rice (Lapas com Arroz)

Lapas, also known as Limpet clams, are a very popular and traditional eat in the islands of the Azores in Portugal. They are absolutely my favorite clams and Lapas com Arroz is one of my favorite Azorean recipes. They are relatively small but have a stronger flavor than most regular clams and are perfect for cooking with different ingredients. This recipe utilizes these clams in combination with some rice and some other ingredients but only to further complement the flavor of the clams, which is the most important part.
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Portuguese Pasta with Clams and Chouriço

Here is a recipe for Portuguese Pasta with Clams and Chouriço. It is a deliciously traditional and hearty Portuguese dish which provides many of the best flavors in Portuguese cooking. Flavorful and a bit spicy Portuguese chouriço in combination with some perfectly cooked clams makes for a very tasty dish which is sure to impress. You must find Portuguese style chouriço for this dish, Spanish chorizo will not do as many recipes will have you think, it just does not contain the rich flavor and spicy kick you find in Portuguese chouriço. Try it out and tell us what you think!
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Simple & Easy Piri Piri Shrimp Mozambique

Shrimp Mozambique is a very traditional and unique dish stemming from Portuguese, Angolan, and Mozambique history. This dish is unique for combining its spicy piri piri kick with some awesome seafood shrimp. Our version makes this dish super simple and easy to make without any fuss, and is absolutely awesome and a bit spicy for those who like that kind of thing. If it is, you will surely love this wonderful dish.
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Portuguese Clams in Garlic Sauce (Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato)

One thing that Portuguese cuisine does better than the rest, is seafood, especially cooked clams. Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato is a delicious recipe for one of the most popular Portuguese clam dishes, and it is truly one of my favorites. The buttery and garlicky flavor lends unbelievable taste to this dish that is truly delicious. It is very easy to make with simple ingredients in classic Portuguese style, you just need to go out and get some clams to cook, preferably littlenecks.
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Quick & Easy Portuguese Scallops (Vieiras)

Vieiras, or Portuguese scallops, are a very traditional and popular eat in Portuguese cuisine. Being a seafaring nation historically, we Portuguese have mastered the many delicious ways and variations to cook the fish and seafood that are freshly caught. This recipe is a simple & easy way to enjoy delicious fresh scallops without all the fuss. The bursting flavor coming from the sauteed garlic and Himalayan salt makes this an unbelievably delicious dish that you will love. Go ahead and try it out, and tell us what you think!
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