Deen family fried baked potato

Ever tried frying your jacket potato? Paula Deen shows you how it's done.

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves1
  • DifficultyEasy

For the fried baked potato

Oil, for frying
1 pork chop, boneless
70g plain flour
1 large baked potato, flesh scooped out
55g grated Cheddar Jack cheese
2-3 tbsps cream cheese
30g bacon bits
1/2 tsp House Seasoning, recipe follows
1/2 tsp seasoning salt
Melted butter, for serving

For the house seasoning

290g salt
25g black pepper
33g garlic powder
1) Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6.

2) Preheat oil in a deep-fryer or a Dutch oven.

3) Pound pork chop until tender and thin. Coat with flour and place in deep-fryer, allowing it to cook for 3-5 minutes. Cut into strips and add to scooped out baked potato. Add cheddar, cream cheese, bacon, house seasoning and seasoning salt, to taste. Stuff the potato skin with the filling. Bake the potato for about 10 minutes, or until heated through, or fry the potato until crispy. Add melted butter as topping.

House seasoning:
Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

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