Hi Foodies! I'm here in the blog world to bring you my delicious recipe for Pork Roll Pretzel Pockets! In honor of Food Truck Month, these hand-held delights are inspired by Johnny's Pork Roll & Coffee Truck! The warm pretzel pocket holds all of your breakfast favorites for a meal that is anything but ordinary! Keep reading for the recipe!
Pork Roll Pretzel Pocket
David’s Note: Inspired by Johnny's Pork Roll & Coffee Truck, these pockets are packed with pork goodness!
Tip: When browning the pork roll, cut a slit halfway through to prevent it from curling.
1. To prepare the pretzel dough, pour the water into a medium-size mixing bowl and stir in the sugar until dissolved. Sprinkle the yeast over the surface of the water and let sit until it begins to foam, about 5 minutes. Add in the flour and mix until combined (dough will be on the wetter side).
Place the dough on a floured work surface and knead for a few minutes until smooth.
Transfer the dough to an oiled, medium-size mixing bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rise at room temperature until the dough doubles in size, about 45 minutes.
2. To prepare the filling and topping, and finish the dough, melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat.
In a mixing bowl, stir the black pepper with the beaten eggs and pour the mixture into the skillet. Cook while stirring, until the eggs are at a slightly wet consistency. Remove from the heat and set aside.
When the dough has risen, punch it down, remove from the mixing bowl, and cut into 8 evenly sized pieces. Take each piece of dough and form it into a 5" round and place it on floured work surface.
When all the rounds have been made, place 1 piece of pork roll, 2 slices of American cheese, and a quarter of the cooked eggs on 4 of the rounds. Top with the remaining unfilled rounds and pinch the edges tightly shut, being careful not to leave any of the filling exposed.
Preheat the oven to 450°F.
Place the water into a 6-qt stockpot and stir in the baking soda until dissolved. Bring the water up to a low boil.
Place 2 of the pockets into the water and boil for about 30 seconds. Remove them from the boiling water and place on paper towels to drain. Repeat with the remaining pockets.
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