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.

Sebiche

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Sebiche Recipe type: Entree   Sebiche is a Brazilian form of Ceviche. Ingredients 10 fillet of fish 6 tomatoes 1 onion 10 lemons 1 bunch of cilantro ½tsp of salt Instructions Chop the fillet in to small pieces and wash it in a strainer. Squeeze the lemon in a bowl then mix it with the chopped … Continue reading

Vatapa de Galinha

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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

Quick Couve

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Quick Couve Recipe type: Side   Couve is a Brazilian Food Recipe for a fast version of sauteed kale. Ingredients 1 head kale 2 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic Instructions Wash kale thoroughly. Place each kale leaf on a cutting board and use a paring knife to remove the leaf rib—the stem that … Continue reading

Canja com Arroz

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Canja com Arroz Recipe type: Soup   Canja com Arroz is a Brazilian Food Recipe for chicken rice soup with homemade broth. Ingredients Broth 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 2 celery stalks with leaves, cut in 4 pieces each 1 carrot, peeled and quartered 1 onion, peeled and quartered stem from 1 sprig … Continue reading

Bomba

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5.0 from 1 reviews Bomba Recipe type: Dessert   Bomba or “bomb” is a Brazilian dessert bread stuffed with cream or chocolate. Ingredients 250ml water pinch of salt 100g margarine 150g flour 4 eggs Instructions In a pan, bring water, salt and margarine to boil. Add flour, and stir constantly with a wooden spoon. When the … Continue reading