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Sweetbreads - Sauteed Sweetbreads with Capers & Lemon

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  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Video Length: 12:46
  • Course: Beef, Lamb and Offal WTF?

Sweetbreads typically are from veal and are the thymus gland. It is important that the sweetbreads be soaked in water or milk prior to preparation. This process is called gorging and removes many impurities. Sweetbreads are extremely versatile and can be prepared in a variety of ways, including poaching, blanching and sautéing. Serve this specialty dish and experience a surprisingly tasty, velvety-textured offal.

CJ Jacobsen (Season 3)

A true Californian at heart, CJ is a private chef who has worked for the likes of author and columnist Arianna Huffington and the Marciano Family of the Guess Corporation. An ex-volleyball player standing at 6'8" -- it seems everyone looks up to him. CJ is motivated to live life to the fullest having overcome testicular cancer. He has a competitive spirit and the utmost confidence in his culinary skills.