Add herbs and spices (but don’t go crazy) A teaspoon of curry powder, a hit of cayenne, and a handful of chopped cilantro makes an Indian-style sausage. Whole fennel seeds, a teaspoon of red-pepper flakes, and a couple minced garlic cloves give your sausage Italian flavor. 16 февр. 2015 г. Go easy on the salt and pepper, especially if you plan on adding other spices, which may contain salt. Spices love fat, and the fat content of ground pork coupled with its light flavor makes it a great way to deliver a ton of flavor in fast, easy dishes. Shoot for a nice balance in your seasoning of ground spices and fresh herbs.



What brings out the flavor in pork?

Many people will likely raise questions about using allspice on pork, but this seasoning brings out the classic jerky flavor to any cut of pig meat, particularly fatty pork cuts. It also works well with lean meat, and it is ideal for pork roast as well as pork chops.

Can you use ground pork like hamburger?

In meatballs, pork and beef will behave pretty much the same, the flavor will just be of pork or of beef. The only real difference that you’re likely to see (other than flavor) is if you are substituting ground pork for beef of a lower fat content.

Do you need to salt ground pork?

It sort of depends how salty you like it and what other spices you’re using to achieve your target flavor profile. Personally, I’d start with about a teaspoon of kosher salt per pound of ground pork. I don’t like a lot of salt, and you can always add salt afterwards if that’s your preference.

What are the best tips for seasoning pork?

If in doubt, use a light hand when seasoning ground pork. You can always make a spicy soup broth with mild meatballs, or serve a spicy cheese sauce with your pork-stuffed vegetables. If you are new to seasoning ground meats, chop some fresh herbs and mix them with dried spices in a small condiment bowl.

How do you make pork taste better with garlic?

Use garlic powder, minced garlic, or roasted garlic to give pork dishes more flavor. Garlic works well with Italian seasoning; or with any combination of basil, parsley, rosemary, sage, and thyme. Raw, fresh ginger can have a very “sharp” taste. The flavor will mellow with more cooking.

What can you make with ground pork?

From mouthwatering meatballs to better-than-takeout stir fry, ground pork fits into a variety of budget-friendly recipe ideas for any occasion. Ground pork is affordable, fresh, and extremely versatile, soaking up any flavor you add to it.

How do you make a pork tenderloin taste better?

Shoot for a nice balance in your seasoning of ground spices and fresh herbs. Really hot spices like cayenne, red chili flakes, curry, chipotle and freshly ground black peppercorn can completely overcome the pork flavor, so use them judiciously. A tiny pinch will do.