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Pork Rind Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

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Prep Time:

2 hours




    • 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


Start with cold mac & cheese from the refrigerator.

Mix in diced jalapeños and bacon.

Using a large spoon, ice cream scoop, or just your hands, form the mixture into 2 inch balls.

Chill balls for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Beat 2 eggs in a shallow dish.

In another shallow dish, mix crushed pork rinds and bread crumbs.

Preheat oil to 400°F.

Roll balls in egg mixture and then in pork rinds/bread crumbs until thoroughly coated.

Fry balls, several at a time, until golden brown.

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