Migas (crumbs) with Portuguese chouriço

Migas (crumbs) with Portuguese chouriço on a platter with a spoon

If you want to prepare a simple and quick traditional meal, migas with Portuguese chouriço is undoubtedly the ideal recipe for you. It’s a recipe with few ingredients, with excellent presentation and very simple to prepare! Bon appetit!!!

Migas (crumbs) with Portuguese chouriço on a platter with a spoon

Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:15 m
Total Time:25 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) stale bread
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 1 liter (about 4 cups) water
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) Portuguese chouriço
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Boil the water in a saucepan.
  2. Place the olive oil, the crushed garlic and the chouriço cut in small pieces in a saucepan and fry over low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the bread cut into pieces, season with a little salt, chopped coriander and pepper and mix everything well. Slowly pour the water and stir until the bread start to break down and the water absorbed (note: the mixture should not stay neither too liquid nor too solid).
  3. Turn off the heat and serve.
Migas (crumbs) with Portuguese chouriço
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 722
Total Fat 38 g(49%)
Saturated Fat 8 g(40%)
Cholesterol 22 mg(7%)
Sodium 1377 mg(60%)
Total Carbohydrate 78 g(28%)
Protein 18 g

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