How to boil odorless pork kidneys?
How to boil odorless pork kidneys? It is very simple. Try at least once, and you will not pass by the rows of offal in the market. When cooking this product, the kitchen is not filled with the most pleasant smell, which is peculiar to it due to natural reasons. “Aroma” arises if you simply put the kidneys in a pot and cook them, even with spices and seasonings. In this recipe, I will tell you how to get rid of an unpleasant odor during the cooking process. I advise you to cook 1-1.5 kilograms at the same time. In the evening you can soak food in cold water, the next day, drain the water. By the way, a significant part of the water is absorbed by the kidneys, then it will be given back during cooking.
Boiled kidneys - a delicious semi-finished product from offal, from which you can cook anything. For example, pork kidneys in sour cream, a classic pickle with kidneys, Chinese soup. Nutritionists advise to include offal in the weekly menu. Therefore, do not neglect such "delicacies", because these inexpensive products are also useful.
- Time for preparing: 45 minutes
- Amount: 1 kg
Pork Kidney Ingredients
- 1 kg of raw pork kidneys;
- 5-6 bay leaves;
- 3 stalks of celery;
- head of garlic;
- 2 onions;
- seeds of fennel, coriander, caraway seeds;
- pepper, salt.
The method of cooking odorless pig kidney
So, on the eve of the preparation of the kidneys, thoroughly rinse with cold water, cut off the films, remove fat, visible veins, leave in water for the night or for 5-6 hours.
Pour 4 liters of water into the pan, bring to a boil, throw the kidneys into boiling water. Bring to a boil, cook for 3 minutes, drain the water, recline in a colander, rinse thoroughly with hot water.
For cooking, you can take 2 large pots, so the process will go faster.
To make odorless pork kidneys, you need to heat 4 liters of water to a boil again, drop the kidneys there and bring to a boil again. We boil for a couple of minutes, drain the water again and rinse offal under the tap.
The procedure for replacing water should be done 3 times, each time boil 3 minutes after boiling, each time rinse thoroughly. Once from time to time the kidneys will decrease in size, this is a natural process.
Now prepare the spices for the last cooking. Finely chop the celery stalks, peel the head of garlic from the husk, cut the onions into several parts. Add a teaspoon of coriander seeds, fennel and caraway seeds, a bunch of fresh parsley and bay leaves.
Pour 2 liters of boiling water into the pan, put the washed kidneys, add seasonings and salt to taste.
Bring to a boil, after boiling, remove the scum with a slotted spoon, although after repeated boiling, its appearance is unlikely. We close the pan with a lid, cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
We take out the odorless ready-made pork kidneys from the pan and cool. I still cut them and cut the ducts from the center, but this is not necessary.
This semi-finished product is suitable not only for cooking first and second courses, but you can also bake a classic English kidney cake. Cook delicious food with inexpensive foods.
Enjoy your meal!