Deep-Fried Brains

Deep-Fried Brains
Staff Writer

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Serve these deep-fried brains is you are having zombies over for dinner. 

6
Servings
423
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • head of garlic, skin on
  • 1  Tablespoon  black peppercorns
  • bay leaf
  • 1  Pound  brains, (lamb, pork, or calf)
  • 1 1/2  Cup  all-purpose flour
  • eggs
  • 1/2  Cup  milk
  • 1  Cup  panko breadcrumbs
  • quart deep-frying oil
  • Salt

Directions

Fill a 2-quart pot with water and bring to a boil. Add the garlic, black peppercorns, and bay leaf, reduce heat slightly, and simmer for 15 minutes. Gently place the brains in the pot and simmer for 6 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the brains and let cool. When the brains are cool, separate the lobes into 2-inch chunks.

Place the flour in a shallow dish. In a separate shallow dish, whisk the egg and milk together. Place the breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish. 

In a large pot, heat the oil to 350 degrees. Dip each brain segment into the flour, then the egg (letting excess drip off), then coat each in breadcrumbs. Deep-fry the brains until golden brown and crispy, about 3 minutes. Remove from oil and drain on a paper towl. Sprinkle wit salt and serve immediately. 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
40%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin A, RAE
19µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Calcium, Ca
60mg
6%
Choline, total
57mg
13%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
16µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
226mg
32%
Selenium, Se
30µg
55%
Sodium, Na
1636mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
68g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%