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Cooking from a Portuguese perspective

Devils on Horseback/Rolinhos de ameixa e bacon

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Not exactly a Portuguese tradition and perhaps a bit Christmassy… Still a great hot starter for a party which is easy to prepare in advance in large quantities and get ready in 15 minutes in a hot oven.

Devils on Horseback

10 streaky bacon rashers (unsmoked or smoked)
10 dried plums (stoned)
1 tsp olive oil

1. Lay the rashers on a chopping board and thin and extend with a rolling pin. The bacon should be as thin as possible as it will roll around the plum a couple of times.

2. Cut the rashers in half so you have strips of about 8cm and roll tightly around each plum.

3. Place in a lightly greased oven tray and cook in a hot oven for 15 minutes, until some of the bacon fat has been rendered and the rolls are crispy and golden. Serve immediately.

Makes 20

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Written by Pedro Rebelo

August 23, 2011 at 10:17 am

Posted in Meat, Recipes/Receitas

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  1. Tendo todos os ingredientes, experimento já no proximo fim de semana!

    Helena

    August 23, 2011 at 2:17 pm

  2. I love these and was tempted to make when I was on aperitif duty in France at Christmas.
    What is the name of the dried fruit you use (In Portuguese), thanks

    Piglet in Portugal

    January 3, 2012 at 7:56 pm


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