Brazilian Feijoada Barbecue

Feijoada is traditionally known as a stew with beef and pork, of Portuguese origin. Filled with a smoky, garlicky, flavor this Brazilian dish is a barbecued crowd-pleaser.

Brazilian Feijoada Barbecue

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

2 hours

Serves

8 people

Feijoada is traditionally known as a stew with beef and pork, of Portuguese origin. Filled with a smoky, garlicky, flavor this Brazilian dish is a barbecued crowd-pleaser.

This recipe is courtesy of Chef Jonathan Collins, Coyote Outdoor Living Brand Ambassador.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. (450g) pork belly, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 lb. (450g) pork spare ribs, trimmed and ribs separated
  • 1 lb. (450g) beef brisket, trimmed
  • 1 lb. (450g) dried black beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 3 fresh bay leaves
  • 6 cups (1.5L) water
  • 1 yellow onion, peeled and diced finely
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced in half
  • 1 lb. chorizo sausage
  • 3 flat leaf parsley, rinsed, leaves stripped and finely chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil, as needed
  • Flaked sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

  • 1 Heat oil in a cast iron pan, add pork belly, season with salt and pepper, sauté until golden brown, remove
  • 2 Heat oil in a cast iron pan, add pork spare ribs, season with salt and pepper, sauté until golden brown, remove
  • 3 Heat oil in a cast iron pan, add beef brisket, season with salt and pepper, sauté until golden brown, remove
  • 4 Heat oil in a cast iron pan, add onion and garlic, season with salt and pepper, sauté until golden brown
  • 5 Add drained black beans, water and bay leaves, bring to simmer, ladle off any scum that comes to surface
  • 6 Add pork belly, pork spare ribs, beef brisket, chorizo sausage
  • 7 Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally, check seasoning, adjust with salt and pepper
  • 8 Remove meats, slice, discard bones, ladle beans and serve with sliced meats, garnish with fresh parsley

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