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Deep Fried Brains

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Ingredients
  Brains 1 Pound (About 2)
  Lemon juice/Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Finely crushed saltine cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In water to which 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice and 1 tea spoon salt have been added for each quart water simmer brains for 20 minutes and drain.
2. Remove membrane, if any and cut brains in half lengthwise.
3. In a bowl combine egg and milk.
4. Dip brains into egg mixture, then in crumbs and fry in deep hot fat (360°) about 2 minutes or till crisp and brown.

SERVING
5. Serve with tartar sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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