Thanks cj. Yes, Chef Wirt cooks with a lot of duck, bacon, and beef fat, instead of butter or oil, to give the food that extra umami. He says a lot of people have allergies to certain oils. So to get around it he cooks the protein in the applicable protein fat. If they are not allergic to that protein then they shouldn’t be allergic to the same fat that it is cooked in.
Also, Chef Wirt discovered the new crunchy fried chicken recipe by accident. He was trying to fix his kids chicken fingers and used matzo meal. Who knew that matzo meal would be the secret ingredient to a crunchy fried chicken