Pork Rind Fried Mac and Cheese Balls
- • 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.