PUFFY MEAT PATTIES
KFC Restaurant Copycat Recipe
3 egg yolks
8 ounces ground beef
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon (more or less) minced parsley
1 small onion grated or finely chopped
3 egg whites, beaten until soft peaks form
vegetable shortening or oil
Beat yolks until they are lemon colored. Add the ground beef, salt, baking powder, pepper, parsley and onion. Mix thoroughly. Last, fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites and blend gently.
In a 10 inch skillet heat about 1/8 inch of shortening until hot. Spoon heaping teaspoons of the meat mixture into medium heat skillet. Let cook about 2 minutes on each side-- do not turn meat until browned on first side (cook to 165ºF internal temperature). Serve as soon as done with potatoes, vegetables, or as desired. Serves 4 to 6.