Bialostocka Sausage with Goose Fat

Bialostocka Sausage with Goose Fat owns its name to the city of Bialystok. It is a semi-dry sausage which can be kept at room temperature.
Lean beef rich in connective tissue500 g1.10 lb
Regular or lower grade beef300 g0.66 lb
Goose fat, skin included200 g0.44 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt21 g3-1/2 tsp
Cure #12.5 g1/2 tsp
Sugar1.0 g1/5 tsp
Pepper2.0 g1 tsp
Paprika1.0 g1/2 tsp
Marjoram1.0 g1/2 tsp
Garlic3.0 g1 clove
Potato flour30 g1 oz
  1. Grind beef with connective tissue through 3 mm plate. Grind other beef through 5 mm plate. Grind partially frozen goose fat through 8 mm. The temperature of the goose fat should not be higher than 6° C (42° F).
  2. Using food processor emulsify ground beef with connective tissue adding 20-30% (100 ml or 3 oz fl) cold water. Add all ingredients and spices (except potato flour) during this step .
  3. Mix (knead) regular beef until sticky. Add emulsified beef then goose fat and finally potato flour. Mix everything together.
  4. Stuff firmly into beef rounds or 40-50 mm hog casings. Make rings. Tie the ends together.
  5. Hang for 120 min at room temperature.
  6. Apply hot smoke for 90-110 minutes until casings develop light brown color with a red tint.
  7. Cook in water at 72-75° C (160-167° F) until sausages reach 68-70° C (154-158° F) internal temperature.
  8. Cool in air for 12 hours at 18° C (64° F) or lower or immerse in cold water for 20 minutes. Wipe off moisture The sausage is done and may be placed in refrigerator. To extend its shelf life perform the following steps:
  9. Apply cold smoke for 12 hours. Leave in smokehouse for 12 hours.
  10. Dry (can be accomplished in smokehouse) for 12 hours at 12-15° C (53-59° F). Store at 12° C (53° F) or lower.

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