The other day, I admitted how we eat eggs for breakfast almost every day and shared how to easily get the eggshell out of your eggs. But I didn’t mention that we love to eat sausage as well!
We do. We love eating fatty-fat-fat sausage. I’m a pretty healthy eater, and again, the doctor is on board, so I’m following his lead. Be sure to check with your own doc if you have concerns or questions. Ours is a big fan of the low-carb, high protein diet, and it totally works for us!
I used cook our sausage on an old electric griddle which always left my patties dray and tough enough to break your teeth.
Not that I don’t like a little crisp to my sausage patty, I just prefer to keep my enamel where it is, kwim?
No more. NOMORENOMORENOMORENOMORE.
Now when I cook the sausage, it’s tender and juicy and just ever so slightly browned.
First, slice you sausage and preheat your pan. Make sure to grease your pan just a little with some butter or oil of some kind.
Then, pour a 1/4 cup of water into the pan.
Cook for about 6 minutes on this side… until you start to see browning around the edges of the sausage patties.
Then flip the patties over and add a little more water if it has all boiled out.
Use a meat thermometer to make sure they’ve reached at least 160 degrees. That’s when you know pork is well-done.
But I did some reading and found this article about how it’s actually ok to cook pork until it reaches a medium temperature. Interesting, huh? I was definitely taught to cook pork until it was well done!
Using a meat thermometer is so much better than cutting into each little patty to see if it’s cooked thoroughly. Yes, I did that for years because my digital meat thermometer broke. I finally broke down and purchased one at Kroger.
Here’s one very similar to mine on Amazon.com. <=Amazon affiliate link for easy online ordering!
Once the internal temp is where you want it, just turn up the heat a little and sear it on both sides to your liking! Not too long, though, or you’ll end up with those hockey pucks.
This way of cooking sausage patties is SO much better. How do you cook it? I’ve heard baking it is pretty good, too!
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