Storing salty bacon in the fridge
Salty bacon should not only properly stored, but also to pay due attention to the cooking process. First you need to pickle the fat. Peel garlic and cut into large cubes. Prepare zasolochny mix: ground black pepper, dried herbs and salt at the rate of 3 tablespoons per 1 kg of fat.
Fresh bacon cut into rather thick slices, about 5 cm each. Sliced records nashpiguyte garlic and roll in zasolochny mixture. Then put in an enamel bowl layers, sprinkling each layer with spices. Cover the pan and leave the fat for 5 days for pickling. Put the pot in a cool, dark place.
After 5 days, remove the bacon, wrap in cling film and put in the freezer or refrigerator for storage. The shelf life of salty bacon in the fridge, 1 month in freezer for 1 year. It is the storage of salty bacon in the fridge is the most popular way because the fat is able to maintain its freshness for a long time.
Storing salted pork fat in glass jars
Also salty bacon can be stored in a preserved in glass jars. To do this, cut the fat into small pieces. Prepare the brine from the calculation: 1 l of water requires 1 Cup of salt. Put the brine on medium heat and once the water boils, put in it pieces of bacon for 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, sterilize banks in the same way as for canning vegetables. Storage salt fat can choose banks of any size: 1, 2 or 3-liter. Fat put in jars layers, between which it is necessary to put a few cloves of garlic, couple Bay leaves, cloves, allspice. Then pour the boiling brine and roll sterilized lids.
Keep salty bacon in banks can be a very long time. Bacon retains its flavor and aroma. After you open the jar, the pieces of fat will need to shift in the refrigerator or freezer.
Tips for storing salt fat
To salt fat stored much longer, consider the following tips. Use storage of fat pouches made of natural fabrics (e.g. cotton, linen). You should not store fat, along with strong-smelling foods as it can absorb odors. In that case, if the fat has acquired a bad odor, then you can knock him soaking in water with garlic.
In no case do not store salty bacon in the light, it will quickly yellow and deteriorate. Before you remove the fat in the refrigerator for storage, thoroughly dry each piece.