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Pork Crackling

By Jason Fung, MD

Pork Crackling

Once you learn how to make crackling, there is no going back to the store bought again with all those nasty seed oils. Recipe from Ditch the Carbs
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Light Meal
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 544 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • pork crackling sheets
  • oil
  • salt
  • herbs

Instructions
 

  • Place the pork crackling on an oiled baking tray with a 1 inch lip/side. Season with salt and/or herbs and spices.
  • Cook at 180C/350F for 10 minutes until soft.
  • Remove from the oven and using kitchen tongs and kitchen scissors, cut into strips or shapes.
  • Cook until golden and crispy.
  • Drain the crackling and pour the rendered pork fat into a heatproof jug.
  • Cool the rendered fat and use as cooking lard. Store the lard in the fridge.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pork Crackling
Amount per Serving
Calories
544
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
31
g
48
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Cholesterol
 
95
mg
32
%
Sodium
 
1838
mg
80
%
Protein
 
61
g
122
%
Calcium
 
30
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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