Brazilian Food Recipes

Brazilian food is rich and diverse, mixing Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, German, African, and Amerindian influences. Brazil’s climate is mostly tropical and the terrain and climate favor the production of coffee, a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and cattle. Because of its diverse heritage, Brazilian recipes are tantalizing and flavored with fiery spices and tropical ingredients. Traditional Brazilian food uses the land’s native ingredients of beans, rice and manioc flour.

Vatapa de Galinha

Vatapa de Galinha Recipe type: Entree   Vatapa de Galinha is a Brazilian food recipe with chicken in a creamy nut sauce. Ingredients 4 chicken pieces (quarters or legs) 3 cloves garlic, minced juice of two limes 1 tsp salt 1 cup chicken stock or water 1 #version# … Continue reading

Moqueca

Moqueca Recipe type: Entree   Moqueca is a Brazilian fish stew recipe. Ingredients 2 kg fish (grouper or shark) Lime drops ½ tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 3 seedless red peppers, sliced (rings) 1 kg ripe tomatoes (hard), sliced (round) 5 medium size onions, sliced (rings) 2 tbsp chopped coriander 2 tbsp chopped parsley … Continue reading

Limeade

4.0 from 1 reviews Limeade Recipe type: Drink   This Brazilian Limeade drink uses sweetened condensed milk. Ingredients 2 limes ½ cup sugar 3 tbsp sweetened condensed milk 3 cups water ice Instructions Slice the cleaned limes into wedges. Blend the limes with the sugar, sweetened condensed milk, water, and ice. Strain through a fine strainer … Continue reading

Chicken Mole

5.0 from 1 reviews Chicken Mole Recipe type: Main   Chicken Mole is a Brazilian adaptation of the Mexican sauce. Ingredients 4lbs of chicken pieces 10 ancho chillies 5 mulatto chillies 3 cloves 3 tortillas 2lbs dried black chilies 2oz pinups 2oz raisins 4oz sesame seeds 1oz toasted bread ½oz cinnamon ¼oz black pepper 2oz bar … Continue reading

Carne Asada

Carne Asada Recipe type: Main   Carne Asada is a Brazilian form of grilled ribs. Ingredients 5lbs beef ribs 1 liter of beer spices to taste 1lb cooked rice 6 large tomatoes 1 cup of lettuce 3 avocados 2 onions 1tbsp vinegar Instructions Place ribs in a tray of spices with beer for six hours. Prepare … Continue reading