Rice with Limpets

Rice with Limpets

Limpets is a common name for many different kinds of saltwater and freshwater snails.

Rice with limpets is one of the most appreciated dishes in Madeira Island.



1 finely-chopped onion
diced tomatoes
1 minced clove of garlic
1 bay leaf
a drizzle of olive oil
1 finely chopped mild or hot chili, depending on your taste
1 bouillon cube


First of all cook the rice with all the ingredients. Then, ten minutes before serving, add the limpet meat to the cooked rice. Just the heat from the rice will cook the limpets.


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