Garlic Smoky Longganisa

1 kilo ground pork (30% fat)
2 heads garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup native vinegar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon grind black pepper
sausage casing or wax paper for skinless

Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, put all ingredients except casing then mix well until fully combined. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.

Part 2
1. Tie one end of sausage casing with a cooking twine.
2. Using a funnel, fill the sausage casing with meat mixture.
3. Once filled, tie the other end to enclose.
4. To form a link of sausage, tie around it every 3-4 inches interval.
5. Place the sausage in a container then refrigerate for at least 2 days.

Part 3
1. To cook, using a toothpick, prick a two holes on each sausage.
2. Place in a pot, then add 1 cup water.
3. Cook in medium heat for 10 minutes or until water evaporates.
4. Add a little oil if necessary then stir-fry until golden browned.
5. Transfer to serving plate and service with fried rice.

Skinless Longanisa

Filipino Style Recipe: Skinless Longanisa is a Filipino sausage traditionally made of ground pork then seasoned with herbs and spices. There are several varieties of Filipino sausages and the most popular are sweet hamonado and garlicky flavor with different shapes and sizes.

Estimated time of preparation: 30-40 minutes(plus chilling time)
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 24 pieces

1 kilo ground pork(20% fat)
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 head garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
cooking oil for frying

Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients then add ground pork and fat. Mix well then refrigerate for 2 hours.
2. In a 5 x 5 inches wax paper, scoop about 2 tablespoons of mixture then mold into sausage shape.
3. Repeat the procedure to the remaining pieces then arrange in a container and refrigerate before cooking.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry longganisa until fully cooked. Drain.
2. Transfer to serving plate then serve with garlic rice and sunny side-up egg.


Filipino Style Recipe: Longsilog is another popular breakfast dish by most Filipinos which is a combination of Long=Longanisa(sausage), Si=sinangag(fried rice) and log = itlog(fried egg). Longanisa is a flavoured sausage that is commonly made of ground pork meat and spices.

Estimated time of preparation: 8 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 2 servings

4 pieces longanisa(sausage)
2 cups leftover rice
2 raw eggs
4 gloves garlic, minced
salt to taste

Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry sunny-side up egg until set. Drain and set aside.
2. In a same pan, fry garlic until light brown.
3. Add rice then season with salt. Keep stirring for 3 minutes or until well blended. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then cook longanisa until brown. Drain and set aside.
2. Arrange longanisa in a serving plate with fried egg and fried rice. Enjoy!