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Beefs Portuguese Style

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a recipe that I got from my mother-in-law. She doesn't measure, so it took me a while to get it close. The gravy is close to the one they use in Portuguese restaurants."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 467
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine red wine, water, garlic, chile paste, white pepper and salt. Add beef, and turn to coat evenly.
  2. In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, fry 3 steaks for 2 minutes on each side; Set steaks aside, and drain liquids into the red wine mixture. Repeat with remaining beef.
  3. Pour oil into skillet, and reduce heat to medium-low. Fry steaks for a second time, 2 minutes on each side. Drain oil, and return all steaks and marinade to the pan. Allow to boil for 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 467 calories; 38.6 4 20.5 81 272 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a traditional portuguese dish. My mom makes it all the time and she serves it 2 ways-1 as a sandwhich with fresh french rolls and butter(called a bifana) which is my favorite, and 2 ser...

Most helpful critical review

This was ok. The gravy is nice but the wine is a bit overpowering.

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This is a traditional portuguese dish. My mom makes it all the time and she serves it 2 ways-1 as a sandwhich with fresh french rolls and butter(called a bifana) which is my favorite, and 2 ser...

I was in Portugal this summer & had this dish. I have added some Balsamic vinegar to give it abit of an edge(Think they used that in Portugal, as it had a slightly sharp taste). Also they had s...

This was incredibly good, but, be warned, not for the faint of heart where garlic is concerned! The first time I made this I served it with mashed potatoes and drizzled the sauce over them too....

I made this for a small dinner party and the beef turned out absolutely fantastic that my guests are still talking about it 6 months after. I wouldn't change anything about it. Just perfect. Abs...

Just enough spice to add a kick. Saute assorted peppers and onions for a nice side over white rice.

I really enjoyed this recipe. Will make again.

This was delicious! I have been trying to figure out how to make portuguese steak since I moved to MA seven years ago. My in laws are so vague about it like they don't want to share, so thank yo...

Yum! Bifanas on paposecos are the best ever.

Easy and delicious. Make sure you use a good cut of steak though. We had it with couscous and salad.