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Chicken Skin = Kosher Bacon
Chicken Skin baked to a crisp, brushed with sorghum and sprinkled with smoked sea salt becomes the bacon in this savory oatmeal dish. It's deliciously unique.

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  • Step 1

    Pre-heat the oven to 375˚F (190˚C).
    Clean the chicken skin by scraping as much fat as possible off of the inner side of the skin with a knife. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lay the skin onto the parchment, stretching it as flat as it will go.

  • How to cook a poached egg. "Bacon" 'n' Eggs Oatmeal - Step 2
    Step 2

    Season the skins with paprika and fresh black pepper. Lay another piece of parchment paper on top of the skin and top with another baking sheet.

  • Step 3

    Roast in the oven until golden brown and crispy. This will take between 35-45 minutes. Rotate the pan half way through the cooking time.

  • How to cook a poached egg. "Bacon" 'n' Eggs Oatmeal - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once the skin is cool enough to handle, brush each piece with a light coating of sorghum and sprinkle with a generous amount of smoked sea salt.

  • Step 5

    To make the oatmeal, bring the water, milk, sage, garlic, a pinch of salt and fresh pepper to a boil in a sauce pot with tight fitting lid.

  • Step 6

    Once it comes to a boil, stir in the oats, turn the heat down to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the oats are cooked through and creamy.

  • How to cook a poached egg. "Bacon" 'n' Eggs Oatmeal - Step 7
    Step 7

    Remove the sage and whatever large pieces of garlic you can find. Stir in the cheddar, salt and fresh black pepper. Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.

  • How to cook a poached egg. "Bacon" 'n' Eggs Oatmeal - Step 8
    Step 8

    Plate the oatmeal on the serving dishes. Place the poached egg on top of the oatmeal and lay a piece of “bacon” on top. Drizzle the oatmeal with olive oil and white balsamic vinegar. Season with black pepper and a bit of finely shredded cheddar. Enjoy!

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Tahleena S.
Tahleena S. · Perth, Western Australia, AU
interesting - i hadn't thought about cooking oatmeal like polenta!

will have to give it a go - perhaps this will prove to be the golden recipe that gets me liking oatmeal!

thanks for the inspiration!
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