Roast meat ‘à Monchique’

  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 20m
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Choose for a dinner with friends this typical Algarve recipe. It’s very easy to prepare! Everyone will like the grilled meat aromatized with garlic, parsley, olive oil and lemon! Bon appetit!!!

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  • 400 grams / (14 ounces) pork
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 75 ml / (5 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 drizzle of olive oil for grilling the meat
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Season the meat with salt and pepper.

    Step 2

    1. Heat a non-stick grill pan with a drizzle of olive oil. When the olive oil is hot, add the meat and grill over medium-high heat on both sides about 6 to 7 minutes until golden brown.

    Step 3

    1. Meanwhile, put the olive oil and the chopped garlics in a frying pan and saute over low heat for about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Then, add the chopped parsley, stir and cook more 1 to 2 minutes.

    Step 4

    1. Transfer the meat to a cutting board and cut it into pieces with a sharp knife. Put the meat on a platter and drizzle with the olive oil mixture and lemon juice. Serve immediately.

Roast meat 'à Monchique' | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings):

Calories: 700
Total Fat: 55 g(85%)

Saturated Fat: 10 g(50%)
Cholesterol: 135 mg(45%)
Sodium: 490 mg(20%)
Total Carbohydrate: 9 g(3%)
Protein: 45 g


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