These Pulled Pork Fries are amazing. You can go with just about any roast recipe you want but I highly recommend you use 1 of 2 of my recipes; Kalua Pork Roast or my Oven Baked Ribs; Kalua, of course, being a tender Hawaiian style pulled pork and the Oven Baked Ribs being a Steak House style rib with Cumin.
These Fries are made fresh from medium sized Russet Potatoes but if you’re feeling lazy, don’t hesitate to bake or fry up a frozen bag of french fries. I also add a sliced sauteed onion to the pulled pork for a little more flavor and I cover the french fries with Colby Jack Cheese just before I smother with the pork and onions. And after everything is plated, I like to top the whole thing off with a Spicy Mayo Fry Sauce I’ve included in the ingredients below.
If you’re interested in other French Fry recipes, you should really look into my Lomo Saltado recipe. It’s a Peruvian dish with seasoned and seared steak, sauteed onions, peppers and french fries. If you’ve never seen this recipe I highly recommend you take a look at it.
Pulled Pork Fries Ingredients:
4 Russet Potatoes, sliced
1 Kalua Pork Roast or Rack of Ribs
1 Onion, sliced
1 tbsp Fresh Parsly, chopped
Salt to taste
Spicy Fry Sauce
1/4 cup Mayo
1/4 cup Ketchup
1 tbsp Horse Raddish
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
So, a few years ago I went shopping for an Onion Ring Batter in a Box Mix. I wanted something easy, fast and delicious. To my surprise, I couldn’t find anything even remotely similar to what I was looking for and I can tell you that it wasn’t Beer Batter. I wanted something Crispy, Sweet yet a little Salty and I didn’t want the batter falling off the ringlets either. I guess I was asking too much. The closest thing I found was a frozen bag of Onion Rings right next to the French Fries. So that worked for the time being but it didn’t really get me any closer to discovering how they’re really made. Well, long story short, I finally figured it out! I now have an easy recipe that delivers everything I was looking for and more.
The secret to these Onion Rings lies in the breading. I needed something that would stick and deliver the crunch and the sweetness I described. In order to get the flavor and crisp that I was looking for, I quickly realized, I needed both a batter and breading. A simple egg wash wasn’t going to work. So I whipped up my “Perfect Tempura” recipe, which I’ve included in a link down below, and mixed together 3 different ingredients for the breading; Corn Meal, Seasoned Bread Crumbs and Panko. And I said to myself, “Onion Rings, here I come!”
Onion Rings Ingredients:
1 Onion (Yellow or Sweet) 1 1/2 cup Tempura Batter (Click Here) 1/2 cup Panko 1/2 cup Corn Meal 1/2 cup Seasoned Bread Crumbs (Italian works great) Oil for Frying Salt to taste
Fry Onion Rings at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.
Pealing the Sweet Potato is optional, but you want to cut the ends off, then slice into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. Fry at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 Minutes then place on paper towels. Immediately Salt with Seasoned Salt before the Sweet potato Fries cool down. This allows the seasoning to stick better. For the dipping Sauces, just mix all the ingredients for each one and stir until it’s smooth, then serve.