How is rice with duck meat prepared in the Algarve?
Arroz de Pato is a very common Portuguese dish. Every housewife has his own recipe. We will introduce you to our recipe so you can communicate with your Portuguese neighbors.
Ingredients for four people
- 300 g of rice
- 1 medium onion finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
- 600 g of duck meat
- 1 Chouriço sliced
- ¼ bunch of parsley finely chopped
- salt and pepper
- Lemon juice of half a lemon
Prepare all ingredients as above.
In a saucepan, add olive oil and butter, onion, garlic, parsley and sauté everything. If the onions are glassy, then add the duck meat and fry it briefly from all sides.
Then add as much water as you need for cooking the rice later. Season with salt and pepper and add the lemon juice. When the duck meat is cooked, take it out of the pan and cook the rice in the broth.
Roast the Chouriço slices.
Cut the duck meat into small pieces
When the rice has finished cooking, place a layer of rice in a clay pot, followed by a layer of duck meat and a final layer of rice You can also mix duck meat and rice and fill in the clay pot. Decorate with the Chouriço on the surface and put the clay pot for a few minutes in the oven to dry the rice.
You can serve Arroz de Pato in the clay pot, decorate the dish with some grated carrots and parsley or decorate it with the salad leaves and serve it on the plate.