With so many specialty pork cuts, it’s important to know how to cook each one for maximum flavor and tenderness. This is where you’ll learn how to do just that.
Dinner Sausage Cooking Instructions
Smoked Sausage - Rope - All Varieties
Cut sausage into 4- to 6-inch portions. Cook sausages until steaming hot. Cooking times are estimates and may vary slightly.
Stovetop: Place sausage pieces in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning frequently to brown evenly. Reduce heat to low. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook 13 to 15 minutes.
Grill: Place sausage pieces on preheated grill over medium heat. Grill 14 to 17 minutes, turning frequently.
Microwave: Place sausage pieces in circular fashion on microwave-safe plate. Add 2 tbs. water. Cover with plastic wrap; poke 2 or 3 holes in plastic to vent. Microwave on High (100% power) 5 to 6 minutes. Turn sausage midway through cooking. Let stand, covered, 2 minutes before serving. Microwave times are estimates and will vary with microwave oven.