Brazilian Cooking Series: Part V Posted by Rachel on Jan 21, 2009 in Food
Today we’re going to learn how to make coxinha, a popular Brazilian snack food. Literally, coxinha means “little thigh,” but in reality coxinha is deep fried chicken, shaped like a pear. The recipe is also popular in Portugal. It is made using dough, a mixture of wheat and chicken stock, and shredded chicken. The chicken is wrapped in the dough, which is then fried in hot oil.
Here are some recipes: