Fandom

Sausage Wiki

Linguiça

170pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments0 Share
Wikipedia.png This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Linguiça. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Sausage Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).

Linguiça (pronounced /lĩˈɡwisɐ/) is a form of Portuguese smoke cured pork sausage seasoned with garlic and paprika.

Outside of Portugal, Azores and Brazil, linguiça is also popular in Goa (once a Portuguese colony in India), Southeastern Massachusetts, Massachusetts' North Shore, California, Rhode Island, Hawaii, and Okinawa, where it is often simply called "Portagee sausage, a negative ethnic slang term." It is typically sliced before being braised or grilled. In Hawaii, McDonald's restaurants serve breakfasts featuring Portuguese sausage, Hawaiian Portagee Sausage is usually smoked using Banana leaves .[1]

Linguiça, like many other sausages, is generally served as part of a heavy meal, typically accompanied by rice, beans, and other pork products. Feijoada, for example, is a traditional Portuguese dish, also common in Brazil and Angola, that incorporates linguiça with beans, ham hocks, and other foods.[2]

Linguiça is also used in Francesinha, a traditional Portuguese dish, from Porto. It can be incorporated in its sauce, giving it a distinct flavor.[3]

Linguiça is a popular dish in Mangalore among the Catholic community there, It is more spicy than its original, and is more related to the Goan chorizo. Linguiça has a strong flavor of red chillies, peppercorns, turmeric, and salt. It is typically prepared by half frying onions, and adding sugar and vinegar to the meat, and cooking over a low flame, preferably wood fire.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.