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!!!

Roast meat 'à Monchique' | Food From Portugal

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 400 grams (14 ounces) pork
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 75 ml (1/3 cup) 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 garlic 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’

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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Roast meat 'à Monchique' | Food From Portugal

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