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Pig's Cheek

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  Pig's cheek 1
  Browned breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)

If the cheek has been cured and dried, soak it for 5-6 hr., if not, wash well in several waters.
Cover the meat with warm water and simmer gently for 2 1/2 hr Then remove the cheek, strip off the skin and cover the cheek thickly with lightly browned crumbs.
Bake for about 1/2 hr in a moderate oven (350° F., Gas 4).
Serve hot or cold.
Baking the meat is not essential and can be omitted if liked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1274 Calories from Fat 778

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 86 g132.7%

Saturated Fat 21.9 g109.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13522.1 mg4507.4%

Sodium 1233.6 mg51.4%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.99 g3.9%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 106 g211.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 266.7%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 100.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pig's Cheek Recipe