Jun 172013

Tasso is a popular ingredient in Cajun Cooking. This spicy pork product is used to flavor sauces and dishes. Tasso is often found in cream sauces.

4 pounds Pork Butt

1/2 cup Worcestershire Sauce

1 tablespoon Hot Sauce

1/2 cup Granulated Garlic

1/4 cup fresh Cayenne Pepper

1/4 cup cracked Black Pepper

1/4 cup Salt

1/4 cup Brown Sugar

Cut pork butt into one half inch thick strips. Place on a baking pan and season with Worcestershire and hot sauces. Once liquids are well blended into meat, add all remaining ingredients. Mix well into meat to ensure that each piece is well coated with the seasoning mixture. Cover with clear wrap and allow to set overnight. Using a home style smoker, and using briquettes flavored with pecan wood. Smoke tasso at 175-200 degrees for two and a half hours. Once cooked, tasso may be frozen.

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I lived in New Orleans, since birth, until Hurricane Katrina. I now live in Arkansas with my wife and our spoiled-rotten dog. I have been cooking since I was 8. My first cookbook, You can't keep New Orleans out of the cook, is now available at publishamerica.net and most online bookstores. It is also available on Kindle and Nook.

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