Sweetbreads

Sweetbreads

Sweetbreads

  • Prep

    5 m

  • Cook

    20 m

  • Ready In

    25 m

Recipe By:Norma
“Sweetbread are a gland in cattle, and this is the way my husband and I prepare them. We like them in tiny pieces, but others make them in larger portions. This method of cooking and the taste remind me a little of chicken hearts, only better. One pound of sweetbreads makes plenty for 2 people using our method.”

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef sweetbreads
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oil for frying
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Tear the sweetbread apart into 1 inch sections. Discard the stringy ligaments that hold it together. Rinse with water as you go. Dip the slightly wet sweetbreads into flour.
  2. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large heavy skillet. Fry the sweetbreads in the hot oil until golden brown, turning once. Remove from oil, and drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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