Preparation Time - 3 Hours
Preparation Method - Deep Fry

Battered Chitterlings

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Benji M. | December 31st, 2023

Ingredients are for 6 Servings
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Qty Unit Ingredient
10 pounds Chitlins
4 tablespoons Vinegar
2 tablespoons Salt » +1/2 teaspoon
3/4 cup Milk
1 large Egg
3/4 cup All-purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1 part Vegetable Oil » for deep frying
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
3 Hours 30 Minutes 3 hours 30 minutes
Heat oil to 375°F / 190°C / Gas Mark 5

1. Cut open the chitterlings, scrape off and discard the fat.

2. Wash thoroughly, until the water runs clear.

3. Place them in a pot, add vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt.

4. Cover and simmer for about 3 hours, until tender.

5. Drain, cool, and cut into finger-length pieces. Set aside.

6. In a bowl; mix milk and egg together.

7. Add flour and baking powder and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt to make a batter.

8. Stir until a smooth consistency is reached.

9. Dip chitterlings in the batter.

10. Fry in very hot, 375°F oil until golden brown.

Submitted by Benji M. | December 31st, 2023 See all of Benji M.'s Recipes.

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