Down Home Chitterlings

Down Home Chitterlings

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"Chitterlings or pork intestines are a favorite among Southern families. Traditionally, they are prepared during the holiday season, but deep freezing makes them available year round. Be sure to wash any surface and your hands thoroughly with a bleach solution to avoid contamination while handling raw chitterlings. Chitterlings are very good and are allowed, in moderation, under some popular Low Carb Diets. Be certain to pass the vinegar and hot sauce. Enjoy!!!"

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  • Calories:
  • 312 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 26.9 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 16.6 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 365 mg
  • 122%
  • Sodium:
  • 412 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Soak the chitterlings in cold water throughout the cleaning stage. Each chitterling should be examined and run under cold water, all foreign materials should be removed and discarded. Chitterlings should retain some fat, so be careful to leave some on. After each chitterling has been cleaned, soak in two cold water baths for a few minutes. The second water should be clearer. If not, soak in one more bath.
  2. Place the chitterlings in a 6 quart pot, and fill with cold water. Bring to a boil, then add the onion and season with salt, garlic and red pepper flakes. Be sure the water is at a full boil before adding seasonings, or the chitterlings could become tough. Continue to simmer for 3 to 4 hours, depending on how tender you like them. Serve with spaghetti or turnip greens. Be certain to pass the vinegar and hot sauce.
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There are some things in life that demand attention from the point of tradition, chitterlings a.k.a. “chittlins” is one of them. This dish is not for the lazy kitchen cook, (and you know who y...

This recipe is fine, but I would bring to a boil, drain, add water again, and then add your onions, red pepper, and garlic. If you don't do this, you will have fat on top to deal with.

I like this recipe. I do similiar but for 20 lbs, I parboil twice, draining after each boil. Then in a large pot, cover chitlins with water, add 2 chicken bouillion cubes, 1/2 cup white vinegar,...