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Fried Sweetbreads    HT   MC    65mins

Serves 4     Hot   Offal  Main course



450g/1lb Sweetbreads


Salt & Pepper

300ml/10 fl.oz. Light Stock

1 Egg

50g/2oz Crisp Breadcrumbs

Oil for shallow frying




1. Wash the sweetbreads in cold water then blanch in boiling salted water for 4 minutes. Drain.


2. Add the sweetbreads to the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 35 minutes. Drain well and allow to cool.


3. Remove the skin then dip in the beaten egg and coat in the breadcrumbs.


4. Heat the oil in a frying pan until hot and fry the coated sweetbreads until golden brown on all sides, turning occasionally. Drain on kitchen paper. Serve immediately.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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