Homemade Longganisa

Ingredients:

  • 2 & ¼ lbs ground pork
  • ½ tsp Prague powder #1
  • 1 tsp sodium phosphate
  • ¼ cup TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein)
  • 1 tbsp Isolate
  • ½ tsp Carrageenan
  • ¼ cup cold water
  • 2 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 3 tbsp Anise Liquor
  • 6 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp coarse salt
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp paprika (for color)
  • ½ tsp meat enhancer (optional)

Procedure:

  1. Mix the salt, Prague powder, phosphate, Anise liquor, and water in a large bowl.
  2. Add- in the TVP, Isolate, and Carrageenan.
  3. Add- in the ground pork followed by the sugar, garlic, paprika, ground black pepper, pineapple juice, and meat enhancer then mix thoroughly.
  4. Place inside the refrigerator for 12 hours and not any longer than this
  5. Shape and wrap the longganisa individually in sausage casings. (You can also shape the mixture over a wax or parchment paper).
  6. The finished product is ready to be cooked or stored for later. Enjoy!

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