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Streak of Lean



A Streak of Lean is a piece of pork fat with a very small amount of meat in it.

You use it as a cooking fat.

Used in cooking in the southern states of America.

Cooking Tips

You put pieces of Streak of Lean in a frying fan, and cook them to render the fat out, about 20 minutes over low heat.

When the fat is out, you raise the heat to medium, cook the pieces of meat, then remove them and either eat them or use them in a recipe.

You then proceed to cook what you are cooking using the fat in the pan.


See also:

Pork

Bacon; Barrow Hog; Berkshire Pigs; Butcher Hog; Casertano Pigs; Chitterlings; Crown Roast of Pork Day; Crown Roast of Pork; Fore Hock; Gilt Hog; Ground Pork; Ham; Hog Jowl; Iberian Pigs; Institutional Meat Purchase Specifications; Kurobuta Pork; Lard; Mett; Oreilles de Crisse; Pickled Pork; Pig's Feet; Pork Brawn; Pork Crackling; Pork Cubes; Pork Cuts Illustrated -- British; Pork Cuts Illustrated -- North American; Pork Heart; Pork Hocks; Pork Kidney; Pork Leg; Pork Liver; Pork Loin Roast; Pork Loin; Pork Maw; Pork Pies; Pork Rib Roast; Pork Ribs; Pork Rinds; Pork Souse; Pork; Prime Collar; Pulled Pork; Salt Meat; Sausages; Sow; Stag Hog; Streak of Lean; Tasso; Ventrèche; Zampino

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Also called:

Fatback; Streak of Fat

Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Streak of Lean." CooksInfo.com. Published 09 June 2004; revised 27 September 2007. Web. Accessed 11/22/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/streak-of-lean>.

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