Chicken, Loulé Style
kg of chicken ;
grs of pork belly (toucinho) - bacon is a good
grs of sausage (linguiça or chouriço) ;
grs of onions ;
dl of olive oil ;
grs of lard ;
grs of butter ;
cloves of garlic ;
bunch of parsley ;
dl of white wine ;
grs of rice ;
the chicken carefully in cold water.
Place a pot on the flame and in it put the chicken,
sausage, a small onion and the bunch of parsley. Cover
with water and season with salt. Cook.
As soon as the meat is cooked, take it out and put
in on a serving tray. Drain off the liquid in which
the chicken was cooked.
Peel and mince the onions and garlic.
Separately, in another pot, put the garlic, onions,
olive oil, butter, lard and the parsley chopped in
slightly large pieces and let the mixture fry without
Add the chicken to this pot, browning it on both sides.
Pour the white wine over the chicken and cover the
pot, letting it cook for 15 minutes on a low
In the pot in which the chicken was cooked, place
the liquid that was obtained. Place it on the stove
again until it begins to boil.
Then add the rice; The volume of the liquid
should be twice the volume of rice. Put in the oven
and cook it or 15 minutes.
Slice up the sausage and cut the pork belly into thin
Finally, serve the chicken, garnished with the rice
and decorated with the sausage and the pork belly
Use home-raised chicken.