Serious Eats: Recipes
April Bloomfield's Fried Pig's Ear Salad
What Worked: This salad is all about perfectly balanced contrasts—bitter endive and radicchio dressed with a bracingly tart dressing that cuts through the chewy fattiness of the pig's ear.
What Didn't: If you're big into the nasty bit, this salad is for you. If not, well then you probably weren't going to make it anyway.
Suggested Tweaks: If a whole pig's ear on a plate of greens is a little too much for your delicate sensibilities, try slicing it up before frying for a less graphic presentation.