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Pulled pork cakes

RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
edited 9:18AM in EggHead Forum
Picked up a good idea for leftover pp on the food channel the other day. The show was Food Buddha and he was in a restaurant called 'Squeal', that has pp cakes on the menu. I added some cumin, chili powder, sauted onions n garlic. Then eggwash, panko and into the deep frier. :evil:



We tried a few different sauces and enjoyed them all. Give it a go :)


  • Cory430Cory430 Posts: 1,072
    Damn, that's one of those "duh" moments. I can't believe that I haven't tried this before. It is officially, on the List.
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,254
    That sounds twisted enough to just be delicious! Was the pork dried out at all from the frying or just crispy on the edges?
    Knoxville, TN
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511

    Juicy inside and a perfect crunch on the exterior. They could just as easily be pan fried. Actually the big Food Buddha brought the recipe back to his restaurant and used brown sugar instead of the panko and pan fried to carmalize them. Looked great as well.
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511

    Still can't believe I haven't seen it here before.
  • ZippylipZippylip Posts: 4,337
    man deep fry anything & you can count me in; there was a character at Waldorf that brought a propane powered deep fryer for the after party & was frying hot wings & poppers & other delicacies, needless to say there was a crowd around that device; those pork nuggets look spectacular as well, I'm hungry ever after stuffing myself with pizza
  • verlly inteeresting ;)
    was the pp seasoned with sauce or just leftover?
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Both sauced and leftover then seasoned again and sauced again at the end. :whistle:

    I ain't skeered
  • MazzdogMazzdog Posts: 44
    Come to NC... They'll fry anything... Especially in October for the state fair... When in doubt.. Fry it...... :woohoo:
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    I'll have to try that in a skillet. ;) Tim
  • :laugh: you gonna call Ghost Busters?? :woohoo:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    You,SIR,are my HERO! ;)
  • fire eggerfire egger Posts: 1,124
    And I thought southern folks had the lock on deep frying everything!! I'll have to try it
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Great idea!! That could be taken in all kinds of directions!! Tappin into that creative side is good!! :)
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  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    A great idea for leftover "crusty olde butts"! :ermm: :woohoo:
  • NOLA QNOLA Q Posts: 12
    Somebody at work just told me about that restaurant yesterday. It's a new BBQ place in New Orleans. I plan on checking it out this weekend.
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    NOLA Q,

    That's the place. See if you can get the recipe for the sauce they serve over those pp cakes.

    This Food Buddha guy goes into these places and orders O.O.E....One of everthing!
    So I've seen all that Squeal has to offer, and it looks great.

    Report back :)
  • Cool. Of course, fried pulled pork would be good. Thanks for sharing.

  • DeaneauxDeaneaux Posts: 45
    NOLA Q,

    I'm going to hold you to a full report!! Pics-n-all. Deep fried bbq pork...only in New Orleans!
  • Mazzdog wrote:
    Come to NC... They'll fry anything... Especially in October for the state fair
    You got that right - Twinkies, Pickles, Coca-Cola, Snickers, Bacon, Corn, Butter. That is just the mainstream stuff. They probably have deep fried Lipitor and Immodium just in case.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Fixed one tonight! :P Super Good :) Had some leftover PP in the fridge that I was going to freeze, saw this post and said "Allright, That's dinner". Thanks for the idea :cheer:
    Reba McIntyre once said "If it ain't fried, it ain't food", words to live by :laugh:

    Capt Frank
    Homosassa, FL
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    We got all that stuff and a lot more at our State Fair 'On a Stick' ;)
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