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Receta Rajoes Cominho Lemony Portuguese pork stew

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The Portuguese would serve this stew with freshly-baked bread and spiced, fried potatoes but it also goes well with rice, mashed potatoes, roasted or steamed vegetables or a mixed salad.
This stew, known as Rajoes Cominho in Portuguese, has its roots in the farming communities of the far north

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Raciónes: 4


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  • 1 kg boneless pork cut into 3cm cubes
  • 2 tablespoons of cooking oil (or traditional lard)
  • 2 wine glasses of white wine
  • 2 lemons, cut into thin slices and then quartered
  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin seed
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red or green chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon alt
  • A good grind of black pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped coriander leaf
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped


  1. Heat the oil or lard in a pot and over high heat fry the pork in batches until nicely browned.
  2. Remove a spoonful of fat with a spoon and then add the onion to the pork and fry over reduced heat until onion starts to soften.
  3. Add half the wine, cumin, garlic and salt and pepper.
  4. Stir through, cover and simmer for about 25 minutes or until the pork is tender.
  5. Add the rest of the wine and the lemon pieces and boil over high heat, stirring until sauce thickens.
  6. Reduce the heat, stir in the coriander and adjust seasoning to taste.
  7. Cover and remove from heat for five minutes before serving.
  8. If you want to make the stew in advance and it needs to stand for longer only add the coriander shortly before serving.


Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 354g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 455  
Calories from Fat 178 39%
Total Fat 19.91g 25%
Saturated Fat 4.92g 20%
Trans Fat 0.18g  
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Potassium 1202mg 34%
Total Carbs 10.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 6%
Sugars 3.31g 2%
Protein 44.38g 71%
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