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Chicharron Style Pork Jowl

4 hours 15 minutes Cook time 15 minutes Prep time 4 servings



In The Oven

  1. Preheat oven to 225°F (110°C).
  2. Arrange jowls in a roasting pan and sprinkle with salt, pepper, thyme and rosemary. Cover with foil to seal tightly. Place in oven and bake for 2 hours. Check seasoning. Place in a dish and allow to cool for at least 2 hours in the fridge.
  3. Preheat deep fryer to 375°F (190°C).
  4. Cut jowls into ½-in. (1¼ cm) slices. Fry slices for 5 minutes, until the perfect colouring is reached. Set on paper towel.
  5. Using a hand blender, blend sage and dried tomatoes until very fine and season jowls with this mixture. Check salt and pepper seasoning.

Nutritinal value (per serving)

  • 285 calories
  • 39 g of proteins
  • 13 g of fat
  • 1 g of carbohydrates
  • 1 g of fibres
  • 0 g of sugar
  • 201 mg of sodium
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