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Pork Rind Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

Pork Rind Mac & Cheese Balls

Prep Time:

2 hours


6 servings


  • 1 cup Southern Recipe Pork Rinds (any flavor), crushed
  • 3 cups mac & cheese, already prepared and chilled
  • 1 cup jalapeños, diced
  • 1 cup bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 6 cups Oil for frying


  1. Start with cold mac & cheese from the refrigerator.
  2. Mix in diced jalapeños and bacon.
  3. Using a large spoon, ice cream scoop, or just your hands, form the mixture into 2 inch balls.
  4. Chill balls for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  5. Beat 2 eggs in a shallow dish.
  6. In another shallow dish, mix crushed pork rinds and bread crumbs.
  7. Preheat oil to 400°F.
  8. Roll balls in egg mixture and then in pork rinds/bread crumbs until thoroughly coated.
  9. Fry balls, several at a time, until golden brown.

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