kissangelgirl's Journal, 28 January 2020

Made homemade pork rinds tonight.
Since we use them for breading as well as an occasional snack, hubby found pork pellets to make them at home.

In case anyone doesn't know about these:
The pellets are actually small pieces of pork skins.
They are usually cooked by deep frying..but... the air fryer is PERFECT for this project! A lot of folks also cook them in the microwave.
Anyway, by cooking these at home, you can season them exactly how you want AND buying these in bulk, pellet form, they are far more economical. They are less fatty when using the air fryer or microwave b/c you don't need oil.

Tonight we seasoned some with "Slap Ya Mama" Cajun seasoning and some with Garlic/Parmesan.

They were SO much better than commercial rinds you find in the store.

It will be fun finding new spices for these!

Diet Calendar Entries for 28 January 2020:
1152 kcal Fat: 32.74g | Prot: 107.52g | Carb: 121.21g.   Breakfast: Water, Coffee, Oatmeal, Albertsons Hard Boiled Egg Whites. Lunch: Chicken Breast, Russet Potatoes (Flesh and Skin), Broccoli Flower Clusters, Water. Dinner: Skinless Chicken Breast, Kroger Heavy Whipping Cream, Baby Spinach, Sweet Red Peppers, Uncle Ben's Basmati Rice, Water. Snacks/Other: Grapefruit, Cooked Salmon, Fiber One Original Cereal, Fage Total Greek Yogurt Plain, Six Star Pro Nutrition Whey Isolate Elite Series - Decadent Chocolate, Kirkland Signature Almond Milk Organic Unsweetened, Peanut Butter, Bananas, Water. more...
3678 kcal Activities & Exercise: Standing - 2 hours and 40 minutes, Watching TV/Computer - 2 hours, Weight Training (moderate) - 21 minutes, Working - 8 hours, Zumba - 20 minutes, Driving - 20 minutes, Grocery Shopping - 15 minutes, Sleeping - 6 hours and 13 minutes, Resting - 3 hours and 11 minutes, Showering - 20 minutes, Washing Dishes - 20 minutes. more...

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Ingenious! Love it! πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’• Anything home made is the bomb! 😍😍😍 
28 Jan 20 by member: keyten77
Keyten, thanksπŸ’œ They are fun to watch as they puff up πŸ˜‚ 
28 Jan 20 by member: kissangelgirl
Great idea and they look so goodπŸ€—πŸ˜‹πŸ’œπŸ’š 
29 Jan 20 by member: jcmama777
That looks good 
29 Jan 20 by member: cody frost
That is a wonderful idea.  
29 Jan 20 by member: tatauu22
I wonder if you can get pellets from a hog farmer? A hog farmer who also does butchering on their property. IDK. Maybe a way to get them a little cheaper.  
29 Jan 20 by member: Terrapin12
Terrapin, I bet ya can! I wonder what farmers do with the skin? Worth looking into for sure. 
29 Jan 20 by member: kissangelgirl

     
 

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