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Fish Stew from Setubal

Fish Stew from Setubal

A caldeirada, a traditional Portuguese fish stew, can consist of seafood (caldeirada de marisco), salted codfish (caldeirada de bacalhao) or any fish of your choice.

Preparation:

Take a large pot, cut the fish into big lumps (including the heads, tails and bones, don’t throw away the good parts).

Cut the potatoes, tomatoes, garlic and onions into thin slices, cut the peppers into cubes.

Drizzle some olive oil in the pan and start ‘building up’ the caldeirada.

Place the slices of potatoes in the pot, the slices of tomato, the peppers, garlic and onion and finally a third of the fish, some sea salt and coriander.

Then start with the second layer, repeating the entire process untill all ingredients are used up.

Top with some extra sea salt, coriander, olive oil and white wine.

Don’t save on the olive oil cooking the caldeirada in oil gives it the rich typical taste.

Place the (closed) pot on a low fire, and let the caldeirada simmer ‘till all the ingredients are cooked (about 45 minutes/).

Ingredients (besides the fish):

  • 4 large potatoes
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 red and 1 green pepper
  • Olive oil
  • White wine
  • Sea salt
  • Coriander

You can see other recipes from Setúbal region on Portugal Dream Coast website, on the Recipes Category .

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Chispalhada by Montijo

Chispalhada by Montijo

Montijo is located in the north of Portugal Dream Coast, surrounded by the green of the rural landscape and by the blue of Tejo River.

Montijo has traditions on agriculture and fish from  the river.

Preparation: After washing and scraping the meat, put it in a pot, adding water and salt accordingly, and boil. Once the meat is cooked, remove from pot and set it aside. Cook the cabbage, carrots and potatoes cut into quarters in the meat broth. At the same time, cook the sausage separately.

You can use the broth to cook noodles. Serve on a platter with the potatoes, cabbage, carrots and beans in the centre and around the meat.

Ingredients: 7,5 Dl kidney beans soaked 100 g of lard / bacon 1,5 Kg dewlap, sparks, tail and pig’s ear 1 spicy sausage 500 grs cabbage 200 grs carrots 350 grs potatoes Salt and Water.  

Now, you can cook Chispalhada by Montijo.

Have a nice meal!

We also  invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Wild Chicken with Walnuts

Wild Chicken with Walnuts

When you travel to Setúbal you can taste the amazing seafood dishes but also amazing meat dishes and salads.

We present you this amazing dish of Wild chicken with Walnuts.

Preparation :
Take the onions to fire in a pan with oil, garlic, sage and brown.

Then add o,5 lt of water and the chicken cut into pieces.

When the water has dried up almost completely and the chicken is cooked, remove it from the pan and set aside on a plate.
Grind the walnuts in the bread crumbs (reserve some whole), pour in pan and scrape the bottom, mixing everything well.
Season with salt.

Ingredients:
1 kg Wild Chicken
200g onions, sliced
1 clove garlic
1 sage leaf
250g walnuts
2 or 3 tablespoons of breadcrumbs salt oil

Travel to Portugal Dream Coast and try this amazing dish of Wild Chicken with Walnuts.

You can see other recipes from Setúbal region on Portugal Dream Coast website, on the Recipes Category .

We also  invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Eel Stew – Recipe

Eel Stew – Recipe

Between the blue of  Tejo River and the green of the farms is Montijo.

Located on the North of Portugal Dream Coast, Montijo is well-known by this wonderful dish.

This recipe is for four people.

We hope you like this dish from Montijo and Seixal .

Preparation:

Place tomatoes, garlic, onions, fat, and tomato paste in a saucepan.

Let the ingredients brown and then add the chilli, salt, sliced eel and water.

After boiling for ten minutes, season accordingly, and sprinkle with chopped coriander.

Before serving, trim with the mint.

You are now ready to taste a delicious dish.

Ingredients:

1 Kg of eel sliced thick
Fried bread
3 Chopped onions
Ripe tomato (Your taste)
Tomato paste (Your Taste)
2 Garlic cloves
Coriander
Mint
Chilli (at your tasty)
2 tablespoon of lard
1 Tablespoon olive oil
Salt

If you would like to know more about Montijo, click here.

You can see other recipes from Setúbal region on Portugal Dream Coast website, on the Recipes Category .

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.