Spicy Elk Sticks

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by nepas, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Got some elk being done for some spicy sticks.

    Before

    Elk in blue bowl, 80/20 GB in green.

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    The players.

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    Mixed with the water for better mixing into the meat.

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    After.

    Going to cover and fridge, stuff smoke tomorrow (gots some honey do's)

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  2. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Off to a great start....[​IMG]
     
  3. couger78

    couger78 Smoking Fanatic

    I see Franks Red Hot sauce; are those pepper flakes and cayenne too?

    These'll have some serious heat! [​IMG]
     
  4. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Looking good and hot!!

      Craig
     
  5. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    • 5 pounds of lean burger (85/15) or venison (If using venison, add 10-15% 5 pounds of lean burger (85/15) or venison (If using venison, add 10-15% beef or pork fat.)
    • 1 tsp cure #1
    • 1-1/2 tsp Black pepper
    • 1-1/2 tsp Red chili pepper
    • 1-1/2 tsp Garlic salt
    • 2 tsp. Accent (optional) Takes some of the game from the elk.
    • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper (add more for additional heat)
    • 1/2 tsp Paprika
    • 2 tsp Crushed red pepper
    • 1/2 Cup cold water
    • 3 Tbsp Salt
    • 2 tsp Sugar
    • 2 tsp Hot sauce
    • 1 Tbsp encapsulated citric acid (optional) Mix in by hand.
    • Collagen casings 17 – 19mm
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

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  7. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I got some help stuffing the elk sticks today. My 10 yr old Army brat granddaughter did the cranking. I said we will just rack em this time instead of hanging, she said huh?

    Your learning girl...LOL

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    So now what grampy?

    Now we smoke em.

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  8. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I wanted these dryer than normal. Sorta between a semi dry and dry Landjaeger type.

    I did it....WOOO HOOO....And they will get yer blood flowing to....Not to hot, just right

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  9. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    Want some!!!

    Please????

    Craig
     
  10. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    This recipe is now in my book, I can't wait to try it, probably won't use elk, but mule deer will work great for these sticks.

    Thanks for the post NEPAS!
     
  11. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good looking sticks!

    Cute little helper !!!

    Best answer I could think of---"Huh?"

    Thanks for showing, Grampy!

    Bear
     
  12. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks good as usual thanks 4 the Qview
     

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