Deep Fried Chitterlings

Chitterlings
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  • 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 6
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Deep fried chitterlings.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds chitterlings
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs (fine)
  • 3 cups oil (or amount needed for deep frying)

How to Make It

  1. Clean and Prepare chitterlings:
  2. Wash chitterlings 3 or 4 times and place in a large kettle with 4 or 5 cups of water with 1 or 2 chopped onions, 2 bay leaves, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 cloves minced garlic, and other seasonings as desired. Simmer for 2 hours or until chitterlings are tender.
  3. Beat egg with 1 tablespoon water.
  4. Cut boiled chitterlings into pieces about the size of oysters. Dip each piece into egg mixture then roll in crumbs. Fry in oil at about 370 F until golden brown.

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