How To Cook Chitterlings Without Smell

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How To Cook Chitterlings Without The Smell

  • 4 lbs cleaned pork chitterlings
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp of minced garlic
  • 1 medium-sized chopped bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp of chopped jalapeno peppers
  • 1 tbsp of crushed red peppers
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 teaspoon of salt
  • How To Cook The Chitterlings

    Cooking chitterlings is very easy. After cleaning your chitterlings and eliminating the foul smells, the next step is to cook your chitterlings.

  • Fill your 6-quart pot with cold water and place the chitterlings inside it.
  • Begin to boil it, season it with salt, crushed red peppers, jalapeños, and garlic, and then add the onion. Make sure that before adding seasonings, the water is boiling very well to prevent the chitterlings from becoming tough.
  • Put the pot on the stove and cover the pot. Increase the level of heat and continue to boil it. Let it boil for about 10 minutes, then reduce it to a medium level.
  • Continue to simmer over medium heat for 3 to 4 hours until it becomes as tender as you like them.
  • Cleaning and Handling Raw Chitterlings:

    Soak chitterlings in cold water throughout the cleaning stage. Each chitterling should be examined and run under cold water and all foreign materials should be removed and discarded. Chitterlings should retain some fat, so be careful to leave some on. After each chitterling has been cleaned, soak in two cold water baths for a few minutes. The second water bath should be clearer. If not, soak in one more bath.

    Be sure to wash any surfaces with a bleach-based sanitizer and your hands thoroughly with soap to avoid contamination while handling raw chitterlings.

    How do I clean my Aunt Bessie chitlins?

    Right. So this is just a meat. So get this all the way out stockings. I got but yeah it’s real easy

    Refrigerate and use raw chitterlings within 2 days after thawing. Use frozen chitterlings within 3 to 4 months for best quality. Cooked chitterlings can stay for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator, 3 to 4 months in the freezer.


    What can you put in chitterlings to keep the smell down?

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2010 — With chitlins about to make their annual appearance on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day menus, scientists have good news for millions of people who love that delicacy of down-home southern cooking, but hate the smell.

    What happens if you don’t clean chitterlings?

    So even after a machine removes the feces, chitlins have to be thoroughly washed and boiled for hours before they can be eaten, and any surfaces they came into contact with need to be cleaned with chlorine or bleach. On top of all that, they stink up any place where they’re being cooked.

    Why are my chitterlings mushy?

    These bacteria cause a disease called yersiniosis. Young children are more likely to get sick with yersiniosis if people preparing chitlins don’t wash their hands carefully before touching children or items that children touch or put in their mouths, such as toys, pacifiers, bottles, and food.

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