Hmong Pork Sausage, Asian Sausage
It's been a fun journey making hmong sausages over the past year. Prices have really peaked here where I usually buy hmong pork sausage. Now it's about $10 for a 2 pound pack. So I opted on my quest to make my own home made Hmong style pork sausage. I am happy to share with you what has worked for me and that I've received great feedback on my sausages. The recipe below will make about 10 pounds of pork sausage. They keep very well in the freezer, so you can keep them there for months and they will still taste great!
I also have another recipe for an herb infused hmong pork sausage. I will make a video of that one another day. For now, the one below is for the spicy hmong pork sausage. If you don't like spicy, omit the thai chilies.
Tips and Advice
- Get a good quality sausage stuffer if you are going to make a lot of sausage. Doing it manually takes too long.
- I bought a Kitchenaid sausage stuffer attachment for under $20 but it took too long and my arms got sore pushing the meat into the stuffer.
- I tried doing it manually with a milk jug and 2 liter bottle. Too long.
- Do not overstuff the sausage, leave it loose so that the meat can expand and cook. If your sausage explodes, it means it was too packed too tight.
- If your sausage comes out too salty, it usually means you left a lot of salt in the hog casings and didn't rinse all the salt out.
- Sodium Nitrate is the same thing as the Morton Tender Quick salt. You can find this at most grocery stores.
- MSG is optional. It's a meat flavor enhancer, if you don't like it don't use it.
- Don't skimp on the chili sauce in peanut oil. This gives the sausage that nice flavor and color.
Asian Pork Sausage, Hmong Sausage, Lao Sausage