How to Cook Pork Cracklings (Chicharrones)

There is nothing quite like the perfect crispy crackling. Not the healthiest BUT its oh so good. Provecho

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There are many ways to make pork crackling. There is much debate of what is the proper way. Well this is the way I was taught & I am not disappointed whatsoever. I'm sure you won't be either. Enjoy😊

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Make slits all around the pork.

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Like I did.

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Do the bottom as well. Do not cut all the way through.

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In a bowl add enough water to immerse the pork. Add alot of salt.

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Let this sit for about an hour or two.

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In a pot over medium heat, boil enough water to fully submerge the pork.

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We will cook this until all the water has been absorbed.

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The water has been absorbed and what's left is the oil. The pork will fry in its own fat. If alot fat wasn't expelled add some. No biggy😜

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The cracklings is frying . Add some salt. While in this stage it will get stuck and it will start popping. This is normal and messy. Be wary .😁

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Now it is time to turn around and cook the other side. Season with some salt.

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Ah it is getting nice and crunchy.

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Success. I hope you enjoy.

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Tada...there you have homemade pork cracklings(chicharrones) I think ill have some with casave and a sprinkling of lime.yummm😁

Ingredients

2 Pounds Pork fat and skin(pork belly)
Salt
Oil
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