Clonakilty Culinary Creations with Ireland’s Favourite Black Pudding


Inject one of Ireland's finest flavours into your meals from hearty breakfasts to sophisticated suppers.

From a hearty breakfast to lovely lunches and sophisticated supper dishes, Clonakilty Black Pudding adds a touch of spice and one of Ireland’s finest flavours to your culinary creations perfect for injecting some Celtic influence into your daily life. Check out some of our favourite Clonakilty recipes below.

Clonakilty Pan Fried Breakfast

A hearty breakfast using Clonakilty Black Pudding
Servings 4 people


  • 280 g Clonakilty Black Pudding
  • 280 g Clonakilty White Pudding
  • 200 g Clonakilty Slisíní Rashers
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 4 free range eggs
  • Handful of parsley
  • 1 onion optional


  • Peel and slice potatoes and place them in boiling salted water for 5 to 8 minutes until parboiled.
  • Put a pan on medium heat. Add a small amount of butter or oil and then the puddings. Adjust heat as needed and keep turning puddings until cooked through.
  • Place rashers under a medium grill and flip after 10 minutes. Keep cooking until desired level of crispiness has been reached.
  • Chop the onions, then remove the cooked pudding and rashers and chop them into smaller pieces.
  • Heat a frying pan on medium heat and add butter or oil. Add onions. Once they start to soften add the potatoes and brown each side. Add chopped pudding and rashers.
  • Whisk eggs and season with salt and pepper. Add egg mix to pan and keep stirring until egg is cooked.
  • Cut into four servings, remove from pan with fish slice and place on plate. Top with parsley and serve.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: Bacon, Black Pudding, Eggs, Potato

Black Pudding, Crab, Apple Puree and Pancetta Salad

Combining the creaminess of the crab, the crunch of the pancetta and the spice of the black pudding, this fabulous salad brings together a sprinkle of the sea and a dash of Clonakilty! This unique salad is bursting with flavour and is a perfect lunch for black pudding and seafood lovers.
Servings 2 people


  • 250 g crab meat
  • 20 g coriander
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 apples chopped
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 50 g butter
  • 4 slices Clonakilty Black Pudding (approx. 140g)
  • 5 thin slices of pancetta finely chopped


  • Mix crab with chopped coriander, lime juice, and mayo to make salad and season.
  • Cook apples in cinnamon and butter until soft and then use a blender or food processor to pulse until smooth.
  • Slice and shallow fry the Clonakilty Black Pudding until golden and crispy on both sides. Place under grill until crispy and allow to cool.
  • To plate up your dish, spread a dash of the apple sauce onto your plate and place the pieces of black pudding on top. Spoon some of the crab mixture onto each piece of pudding and top with pancetta.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Modern European
Keyword: Black Pudding, Crab, Lunch, Pancetta, Salad

Clonakilty Black Pudding Stackers

Perfect for a quick and easy meal on the table tonight or to impress friends and family at a dinner party, these stackers showcase a great array of flavours and look great too.
Servings 2 people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time for Sharmula Relish Dip 30 minutes


For the stackers

  • 4 1 cm slices of Clonakilty Black Pudding
  • 2 1 cm slices of red apple cored
  • 2 1 cm slices of aubergine
  • 2 1 cm slices of red pepper
  • 2 1cm rings of halloumi
  • Micro herbs for dressing

For the sharmula relish dip

  • 1 large bunch of parsley finely chopped
  • 1 large bunch of coriander finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic pressed or finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 small red chilli
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger (optional)
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Juice of 1 small lemon


  • Place all the ingredients for the sharmula relish dip in a food processor and blend until finely chopped.
  • Leave for 30 minutes for the flavours to develop.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Place your pan on a hot searing heat.
  • Brush all your ingredients with olive oil before placing in the pan.
  • Griddle the vegetables for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, then griddle the black pudding for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  • Serve as a stacker with the sharmula relish dip.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Modern European
Keyword: Aubergine, Black Pudding, Halloumi, Red Pepper

Richy's Chicken Roulade with Clonakilty Black Pudding

Chef Richy Virahsawmy has a fabulous restaurant in Clonakilty town. His recipe for flavour-packed chicken roulade with Clonakilty Black Pudding is a great mid-week meal or impressive dish for a special occasion. Chicken goes well with a lot of different flavours so you can experiment with your favourite vegetables and side dishes to serve it with.
Servings 2 people


  • 2 chicken breasts

For the Black Pudding Mix

  • 1 onion chopped
  • ½ tsp garlic chopped
  • 280 g Clonakilty Black Pudding
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Braise chopped onion and garlic. Add chopped Clonakilty Black Pudding, thyme and seasoning.
  • Butterfly the chicken breasts and cover with cling film. Bash with a rolling pin until each portion is thin and flat (5mm).
  • Put 2-3 tablespoons of black pudding mix on the base of the flattened chicken breasts. Using the cling film, roll the chicken breasts tightly into sausage shapes and then roll in tin foil.
  • Bring a pan of water to boil and simmer the chicken in the cling film and tin foil wraps for about 20 minutes, until the roulades are firm and cooked through.
  • Remove from the pan, let the roll cool a bit, unwrap and slice to serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Modern European
Keyword: Black Pudding, Chicken

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