Wild Bratwurst

German bratwurst made from wild game meat. Game meat is very lean so a fair amount of fat must be added. Pork fat is usually added. Juniper berries are commonly added to products made with game meat as their intense flavor offsets "gamey" flavor of game meat.

Wild game meat (wild boar, venison)700 g1.54 lb
Pork belly, pork fat trimmings300 g0.66 lb
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt20 g3.5 tsp
Pepper4.0 g2 tsp
Nutmeg2.0 g1 tsp
Coriander2.0 g1 tsp
Cardamom0.5 g1/4 tsp
Juniper berries, ground0.5 g1/4 tsp
Bay leaf, ground0.5 g1/4 tsp
Egg white22
  1. Grind meat and pork belly through 5 mm (1/4") plate.
  2. Whisk white of an egg.
  3. Mix ground meat, beaten whites and all ingredients.
  4. Stuff into 32 mm pork casings.
  5. Refrigerate and consume without a day or two. Cook before serving.
Fully cook by frying or grilling.
After stuffing the sausage can be cooked in water at 80º C (176º F) for 35 minutes becoming a cooked sausage.

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