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Fried Salt Pork Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Pamplin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Salt Pork
Cornmeal

Slice thick
Cover with a bit of water and bring to boil.
Discard "salty" water, dab dry & dredge in cornmeal.
Fry in a few Tsp. of hot oil til brown.

Directions:
Directions:
This was referred to by many as "Fat Back" or
"Poor Man's Chicken".
Salt Pork, "today" may be purchased in small squares at most any market.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
However FRESH Side Pork is even better...but harder to obtain!
You must go to a Butcher Shop and order a whole pork belly. They will then usually cut and wrap to your specifications.
This is a FAVORITE of The 2nd. Kentucky Cavalry,
Co. B!

 

 

 

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