German Kasseler A Cured And Smoked Pork Loin Recipe

German smoked pork, "Kasseler", is a salt-cured pork loin or pork chop which is cooked by smoking it with beechwood or alder. German's use "Kasseler" as a yummy addition to kale and cabbage dishes or bake it like American ham. The smoke provides most of the flavour in this meat treat. 

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3 day 3hr total
3 day Prep
3hr Cook
3 day 3hr total
3 day Prep
3hr Cook
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Ingredients for German Kasseler A Cured And Smoked Pork Loin Recipe

  • 0.13 gallon 4 liters water
  • 43.75 gram Kosher salt
  • 28.13 gram Sugar
  • 5.25 gram Pink salt
  • 0.13 Handful sage leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 0.13 tablespoon Juniper berries
  • 0.13 teaspoon Coriander

Directions: German Kasseler A Cured And Smoked Pork Loin Recipe

Cooking Direction

  • STEP 1.Stir together the ingredients for the brine and heat to a simmer to dissolve all the salt and sugar. Refrigerate until completely cold. Prepare the loin by removing all but a thin layer of fat.
  • STEP 2. Place the loin in the brine. Refrigerate for 48 hours. Remove the loin from the brine. Discard brine. Wash off the pork with cold water and pat dry. Start your charcoal fire in the bottom of the smoker an hour before you want to smoke the meat.
  • STEP 3.Soak 2 cups of wood chips in some water. Place your smoking tray on top of the charcoal and add 1/2 cup wet wood chips. Place the grill about a foot above that. Place the meat on the grill, cover and smoke for 2 to 3 hours.

Cooking Tips

  • This recipe takes 48 hours, so cook well for the best result.

Serving and Storage

  • Reheat before serving.
  • Refrigerate for 4 days or freeze for 2 to 3 months.
Nutrition
value
143
calories per serving
7 g Fat1 g Protein20 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    20g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    20g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    28mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    12mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    6mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    22mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp