Fried Sweetbreads

Preparation info

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 2 calves’ sweetbreads
  • 1 pt. white stock; or water with vegetables to flavour
  • salt an


Method 1

Prepare and blanch the sweetbreads as directed for Braised Sweetbreads. Place the sweetbreads in a saucepan, with the stock, seasoning if required, and simmer gently for 40 min. Press between 2 plates until cold, then cut into slices. Brush with beaten egg and coat with breadcrumbs. Fry in butter in a shallow pan or in a pan of hot deep fat until g