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Clean Spicy Italian Chicken Sausage

A lean and spicy chicken sausage made with italian seasonings. It's a snap to make, and controlling the ingredients means you're only eating what's best for your health.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 148kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic fresh and minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • 1 1/4- 1/2 teaspoons sea salt (or more, to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • ut chicken breasts into smaller pieces (a large breast into 3 pieces is good). Add minced garlic, olive oil, 1¼ teaspoons of sea salt, and all the other seasonings.
  • Process until the chicken is minced and all the spices are incorporated.
  • Cook a tablespoon of sausage mixture in a frying pan, and add more sea salt or red pepper flakes, if desired.
  • Prepare fresh, or freeze extra.

Notes

Since the sausage is very lean, it's best cooked with 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil to help with browning.
Have fun with the spices, and try fresh herbs! Let me know your favorite combinations.

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 816mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 311IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg