Asordo - Portuguese Bread Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by luvcookn

The Portuguese love bread soup. It was a peasant dish in the old country, and when they came to this country, it continued to be a favourite way of using up stale bread.

Top Review by rusticgirl

It`s spelled Açorda :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak bread in water until soft. Squeeze out the water and set the bread aside.
  2. In a soup pot, toast the garlic in the olive oil, just until it begins to barely brown.
  3. Add the chicken stock to the pot and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the bread to the pot and simmer, making a thick soup.
  5. Add the shrimp, salt, and Piri Piri.
  6. Cook for a moment.
  7. Place the soup in a tureen and garnish with the parsley.
  8. Break the eggs on top of the soup.
  9. Bring to the table and stir the eggs into the soup before serving.

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