Pig ears and cheeks

Discussion in 'Nose to Tail' started by nsoutdoorsman1, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Howdie:) Looking to see if many other people have smoked pig ears or jowls,ive done the jowls different times/different ways but never the ears,would love to hear how others prepare and eat both.These have been in frdge marinating in a dry cure for 7 days......into the fridge tonite to dry out and into the smoker tomorrow:))Will post finished product pics:)
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2016
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    I have eaten pigs ears braised low an slow till very tender and smoked until crisp as part of a whole hog pig roast. I have no idea what it would take or the result of smoking. Will be watching to see your result...JJ
     
  3. Finished up bacon tonite,turned out decent ...little sweet but tasty.Likely not the best for anyone with high cholesteral.In smoker for [email protected] sure what im gonna do with the ears yet👀perhaps slice and fry?
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2016
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  4. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    NS1, Looks like a great smoke ![​IMG]
     
  5. moikel

    moikel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Braised in stock,drained & dried.Then slice, light batter ,flash fry ,dust with spiced salt.Drink with beer & football game on TV[​IMG]
     

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