Puffy Meat Patties
Franchise : KFC
Category : Main Dish
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.
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.