Portuguese Fried Bread

Laura Manuel-Arrighi


I serve this whenever I make a big ole pot of Portuguese Bean Soup, Pasteles Stew and I've even served it, tostada style, with some Bacalao Salad on top.

We hope you'll love it as much as we do. Enjoy!

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16 to 24 Fry Bread Pieces


2 c
flour, all purpose
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
refined sugar
3/4 c
vegetable oil for frying


1Whisk together A&P flour, baking soda, salt and sugar. Add milk and mix well. Divide dough into balls. Pat out on a flat, floured surface to 1/2 inch thick.

2Fry in approximately 1/2 to 3/4 cup hot (300 to 350 degrees) vegetable oil. Fry until golden or brown on both sides. Place on wire rack with some newspaper placed underneath it to catch any oil drippings.

3Serve warm. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Hashtags: #fry, #frying