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Pork Rind Fried Mac & Cheese Bites - Southern Recipe

What do you call it when you take America's favorite comfort food and coat it with tasty pork rinds? We call it rind-tastic!


  • 3 cups mac & cheese, prepared and chilled

  • 1 cup jalapeños, diced

  • 1 cup bacon, cooked & 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 coated.

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

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