Something about Sausage:
It is said that a food item by name ‘Sausage’ is the term originated from ‘Saussiche’, an Old French word and the Latin word ‘Salsus’, which means – ‘salted’ and it is made by using different kinds of meat such as chicken, beef, veal and/or often pork by mincing along with salt, spices and breadcrumbs, with a skin around and then cooked.
Sausage making is nothing but a logical result of efficient butchery, in fact, a traditional food preservation technique that includes curing, drying, smoking and/or freezing.
The variety of sausages is basically depends upon the usage of different kinds of meat, spices, ingredients, as well as the flavor that the sausages have and over all their manner of preparation.
Barbecuing, broiling and pan-frying are some of the different kinds of Sausage cooking, though some sausages are cooked during processing, thereafter the casing can be removed and Sausages are available in the uncooked state too.
A bit about Chicken Sausage:
Chicken sausage is nothing but a particular smoked and poached food item in which the chicken is the only kind of meat used as an ingredient along with the salt, spices and breadcrumbs etc.
Chicken sausage has come out of the shackles of being considered as a gimmicky semi-diet food for the past many years and finally achieved a status of the respected food item, rightfully so.
Whether you know or not, if we go just a few years back, there was a general tendency about chicken sausage and it was considered as a non-authentic and clearly commercialized version of real European sausage. But as the market witnessed more and more intriguing varieties, people have realized that there is no point in opposing a good thing.
Information about Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto:
First of all, let us know what does the word ‘risotto’ means:
In a general sense, ‘risotto’ is one of the most common ways of cooking a rice dish in Italy and this Italian rice dish is cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency and here the broth can be derived from different types of meat, fish, or vegetable.
Now, let us straight get to know something about a popular food item by name ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’:
Simple, as it is already said that risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency and if chicken is used an ingredient to get the broth derived in the process and then altogether it is nothing but a popular food item by name ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’.
After going through some of the details about the ‘Sausage’, Chicken Sausage and also risotto, now it is the time for all of us to enter into the details of a simple, easy but the effective recipe by which you can make a ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’, which enables you to enjoy the amazing taste of a very popular Italian dish as well as to have the balanced nutrients per serve:
So, if you are planning to host a party and whatever your plans may be about the ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’ to serve, but it is always better to start your party off right with the perfect party food ideas.
Though there are virtually lots of ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’ recipes to choose from, but you have to choose the one that can help you in the preparation of such an imaginatively delicious one out of all others that the most of the guests might not have come across in any of the parties that they have attended till then.
If you follow this process of imagination and creativity, then you as a host can get and make delighted your guests with new flavors and ideas of the delicious ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’ and thereby certainly can have a “wow” from your guests as and when they have their very first bite, so that you as a host can be well satisfied.
So, if you too are eager to have such a pleasant hosting experience and then come, join us to know about the recipe for an ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’. So, let us move on to get into the detailed process of preparation of an easy, innovative, impressive and perfect version of ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’ – a delicious Italian dish:
Time for Cooking: 50 minutes (in fact, actual total time required for this process).
Yield (Serves): 4.
Olive Oil: 1 Tablespoon.
All Natural Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage: 1 package (16 ounce).
Onion: 1 Cup (Cut into pieces).
Fresh Garlic (Minced) 1 Tablespoon.
Dried Thyme: 1/2 Teaspoon.
Arborio Rice: 1 and 1/4 Cups.
Chardonnay or some other Dry White Wine: 1 Cup.
Chicken Broth (Low-Sodium): 3 and 1/2 Cups.
Sweet Peas (Frozen): 1 Cup.
Grated Parmesan Cheese: 1/4 Cup.
Black Pepper: 1/4 Teaspoon.
Step 1: Take a thick and large Dutch oven or saucepan and pour oil in it to heat the oil over medium heat.
Step 2: Put sausage and onion until in the hot oil and saute them for around 3 to 4 minutes or until the onion (cut into pieces) is turned into the semi-transparent state.
Step 3: Now, it is the time for the minced fresh garlic and dried thyme to get added, so as to cook for around half a minute or until the garlic is fragrant.
Step 4: Then the next thing to do is to add the rice as well as the wine, to the so prepared mixture and thereafter to stir all together for around 2 minutes or until the wine is completely absorbed.
Step 5: Mix and stir 3 cups of broth and reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, keep uncovered so as to stir often, for around 15 minutes or until all the broth is completely absorbed.
Step 6: The process has to be kept continued by adding stock, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring for around 5 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender as well as creamy.
Step 7: Rightly so, we are in the final step of this whole process and it is nothing but to stir in the frozen sweet peas along with some Grated Parmesan Cheese, so as to cook until heated throughout for around 1 minute and finally use 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper for seasoning purposes.
That is all! Simply beautify the final output, none other than your favorite, an easy, innovative, impressive and a perfect dish by name ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’, by decorating it with the parsley as well as remaining cheese and get ready to serve it warm.
All in all, we assure you that a party-perfect ‘Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto’ Recipe, like the above one, can make you as a host and also your beloved guests well entertained, which can ultimately let you up to enjoy the fruits of the effort that you have put and the commitment you have shown till the end of the party.