Yi Jun Loh's boiled brussel sprouts with bacon / questions with quantities

2 questions: is 120 grams of salt a mistake? seems like too much to add to water secondly, i think a measurement for the bacon fat would be helpful

  • Posted by: Glenna
  • November 6, 2019
  • 1 Comment

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Brinda A. November 6, 2019
Hi Glenna! 120 grams of salt is about 6 tablespoons/half a cup, which goes into a gallon of water to boil a pound of Brussels. You want the water extremely salty to season the sprouts as they boil—they can take a lot.

As for the mayo question, and how much bacon fat to add, this will really depend on how much your 8 strips yield—it will likely be no more than a few tablespoons. No matter how much (or little) you have, mix it together with the vegetable oil before whisking it into the egg mixture to make the mayo.

Hope this helps!
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