Fried rillettes


Fried rillettes
Rilletes formed into thin cakes and fried. This allows the fat to drain off during cooking and leaves crunchy and tasty discs of lean meat which can be served with mashed potato (purée).
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Last modified on: December 11th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:RilletesThin cakeGrilledMash potatoes
For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
14 min.15 min.29 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 8 min.
Fried rillettes : Photo of step #1
Heat the serving plates.

Flatten 200 g rillettes into thin cakes in a non-stick pan.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Put the pan on high heat and allow the fat to run out, mopping it up from time to time with absorbant paper.

Stage 3
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Stop when the cakes are well fried.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Place a disc onto each plate.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Cover with 2 spoonsful of hot mashed potato (or potato rissoles, if you know how to make them).

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Top with a second rillettes cake.

Serve with a little green salad.
Remarks
You will notice that the rillettes you buy in the shops have a lot of fat and not much meat, so it is far better to make your own rillettes, if you can.

And to drink?

A red wine with plenty of tannin, such as a Cahors.
Keeping
A few minutes once cooked, but they can also be reheated.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
756 Kcal or 3,165 Kj30 gr66 gr154 gr
38 %12 %6 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
126 Kcal or 528 Kj5 gr11 gr26 gr
6 %2 %1 %4 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj8 gr17 gr39 gr
9 %3 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.08 €
  • Per person : 0.52 €

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Source
After Alan Passard.
This recipe uses (among others)
Potato puréePotato purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken Brussels pie, Oxtail Parmentier, Aligot, Two-stage beef chuck , Salmon and Spinach Gratin, ... All
RillettesRillettes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, ... All
LettuceLettuce: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy cheese parcels, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Valay salad, Mixed salad, Warm chicken salad, ... All
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