Roast meat “à Monchique”

Roast meat "à Monchique" on a plate

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!!!

Servings:: 2
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:10 m
Total Time:20 m
Ingredients: garlic, lemon, olive oil, parsley, pepper
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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)


  1. Season the meat with salt and pepper.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
Serves 2
Per Serving:
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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