Fried Brain Medallions

  • Yield : 4 - 8
  • Servings : 4 - 8
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 3m
  • Ready In : 8m
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Many may be turned off by the thought of this dish but this is absolutely a delicacy. Is not sucking crawfish heads considered a delicacy.


  • 1 beef brain
  • 3/4 cup corn flour
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 - 4 tbsp lard, oil, or bacon grease for frying


Step 1

Handle brain gently. With whole brain on cutting board and a very sharp knife in hand slice brain in half along natural divide. Rurn halves long way and slice into 1/4" thick pieces.

Step 2

Heat grease in shallow pan to moderate heat.

Step 3

Gently dredge slices in seasoned or unseasoned corn flour and fry in one layer until golden and slightly firmed, flip once.

These are wonderful served with horseradish sauce, mustard, or tartar. Enjoy!

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