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Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple

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Ingredients
  Pork hocks/Pork shoulder 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into large pieces
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow cornmeal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

1. Put pork pieces in large kettle; cover with water; bring to boiling; cover; simmer about 1 hour, or until meat falls from bones; strain through colander set in a large bowl; when cool enough to handle, take out meat, discard bones and excess fat; chop or grind meat fine (you should have about 1 cup); reserve for Step 3.
2. Strain the broth; add water, if needed, to make 6 cups; bring to boiling in same kettle; add salt and pepper.
3. Mix cornmeal with cold water; stir into boiling broth; bring to boiling; reduce heat; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened; cover and cook about 10 minutes longer, stirring occasionally; stir in the chopped pork; pour mixture into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan, which has been rinsed with cold water; cool; chill overnight.
4. For breakfast, turn scrapple loaf out of pan onto cutting board; cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices; cook over low heat in lightly greased skillet, turning once to brown both sides.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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