A classic French country favorite, rillettesis a meat-or-game-based country pate. It will keep for severalweeks in the refrigerator as long as the top fat layer (in thisrecipe, the clarified butter) is not disturbed.
Recipe: Herbed Pork Rillettes
1/2 pound boneless pork loin
1/2 pound sliced bacon
2 cups water
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon pimento
2 tablespoons Cognac or other brandy
2 tablespoons melted clarified butter
Melba rounds or assorted crackers
Makes about 1 1/4 cups.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 150 caloriesProtein 9 grams Fat 11 grams Sodium 230 milligrams Cholesterol35 milligrams Saturated Fat 4 grams Carbohydrates 35 grams Fiber0 grams
Recipe provided courtesy of Pork: The OtherWhite Meat.
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