Pafitiko Loukaniko

Pafitiko Loukaniko also known as Paphos sausage is produced in the Paphos province in Cyprus. Pafitiko Loukaniko carries PGI, 2015 classification.

MeatsMetricUS
Semi-fat pork1000 g2.2 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt, coarse28 g4-1/2 tsp
Black pepper2.0 g1 tsp
Coriander1.0 g1/2 tsp
Cumin1.0 g1/2 tsp
Nutmeg1.0 g1/2 tsp
Cinnamon0.5 g1/4 tsp
Cloves, ground0.3 g1/8 tsp
Ginger0.5 g1/4 tsp
Dry red wine from local Mavro grapes120 ml1/2 cup
Instructions
  1. Grind pork through 1/4” (6 mm) plate.
  2. Marinate ground pork with salt and the local red wine for 4 days.
  3. Drain any excess of wine, add spices and mix all together.
  4. Stuff into 32 mm hog casings and form 3-7 sausage links in each consecutive section.
  5. Dry sausages at 12 -15º C (53-59º F), low humidity for 30 days.
Notes
The sausages can be eaten at any time by frying or grilling them. They are often eaten with bread, cucumber and tomatoes. Traditionally made sausages were sun-dried.

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