Pork scratchings flavoured chunky fries

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Cooking time Prep time: 30 minutes. À la minute: 1 minute.
Pork scratchings flavoured chunky fries


  • 1 l olive oil
  • 10 g fennel seed
  • 10 g cumin
  • 5 g smoked paprika
  • 10 g salt
  • 50 g Air bag (dried pork rind)
  • Connoisseur Chunky fries


Our recipe pork scratchings. Lovely chunky fries flavoured with bacon scratchings. Perfect pub food! 

How to make pork scratchings

Overview of all ingredients.

  • Heat a dry frying pan on an induction hob.
  • Heat the fennel seeds and cumin seeds in the pan until fragrant.
  • Add the olive oil to the pan and remove from heat immediately.
  • Pour the oil into a container and seal tightly.
  • Leave the spices to flavour the oil for at least 24 hours.
  • Place a pan of groundnut oil on the induction hob.
  • Deep-fry the Air bag (dried pork rind) at 170ᵒC until it puffs up.
  • Leave on kitchen paper to absorb some of the oil and allow to cool.
  • Mix the Air bag with the salt and paprika and blend into a coarse powder.
  • Strain the olive oil through a micro sieve and transfer to a sprayer.
  • Cut open the bag of Connoisseur Chunky Fries and shake into a bowl.
  • Deep fry the fries until golden brown and crispy.
  • Shake the fries in a strainer.
  • Lightly spray the fries with the olive oil spray.
  • Sprinkle with the air bag mixture.
  • Serve immediately.