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Venison/pork imitation bacon 25# batch
I’m looking for help with my first 25 pound batch of imitation bacon and can’t find out how much water is needed. Can someone steer me to the correct amount of water for the whole batch?
Also, sounds like a 50/50 ratio of pork is most common?
Thanks much in advance
blackbetty61 Team Blue Regular Contributors Canning Green Mountain Grill Veteran Cast Iron last edited by blackbetty61
This might help hope I did this right so you can just click on the link to bring you to the recipe
Thanks, I still can’t find the water needed in any of these.
blackbetty61 Team Blue Regular Contributors Canning Green Mountain Grill Veteran Cast Iron last edited by
Try this one…sorry I thought the first link would bring you to imitation bacon recipe
Watching the video, I heard the younger man say at the 2:45 min mark 4.8 oz of water for a 2 pound batch of meet that they were doing. I think I usually use at least 2 oz/pound, but I’d have to check my notes.
If you want a product that more closely resembles bacon, you may want to consider adding more pork fat instead of just pork trimmings. The times I have made it, I used 60/40 venison and pork jowls. Pork jowls are mostly fat.
Thanks guys, I think I can take it from here. 2 oz. per pound sounds like a good starting point, no worries.
Yep I think you got it, even go a bit shorter then go from there!