Smoked sausage is any type of sausage that is cooked and then smoked, or directly smoke-cooked. Smoked sausage can contain anything from pork, sausage, chicken, turkey, or any combination of the said meats. There is no one “flavor” profile for smoked sausage aside from their smoky taste as they can be any sausage variant that’s been smoked. This product is also one of the most popular processed foods in America due to its long shelf life and rich flavor.
Smoked Sausage Trivia
- Smoking was originally done to preserve meats, but now is being used as a way to cook and add flavor to the meats.
- Smoking meats and sausages is another way to impart flavor without adding large amounts of salt.
- Sausages are made in three main ways, dried, fresh, and smoked.
- Sausages have evolved from making use of scraps to being good food using choice cuts of meat.