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Cajun andouille
Course Sausage
Place of origin France
Main ingredients pork, garlic, pepper, onions, wine
Cookbook:Andouille  Andouille
French andouille from Guémené-sur-Scorff, France.

Andouille (/ænˈdi/ an-DOO-ee in US English; French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃nduj]; from Latin: "made by insertion") is a smoked sausage made using pork, originating in France. It has been brought on the German Coast of Louisiana by the German immigrants and Acadian exiles that would merge to create much of Cajun culture. It is distinguished in some varieties by its use of the entire gastrointestinal system of the pig.


Andouille in the US[edit]

In the US the sausage is most often associated with Cajun cooking, where it is a coarse-grained smoked sausage made using pork, garlic, pepper, onions, wine, and seasonings. The pork used is mostly from a smoked Boston Butt roast. Once the casing is stuffed, the sausage is smoked again (double smoked).[1] Nicknamed "The Andouille Capital of the World," the town of LaPlace, Louisiana, on the Mississippi River, is especially noted for its Cajun andouille.[2][3] Andouille sausages are sometimes referred to in the US as "hot link" sausages.[4]

Though somewhat similar, andouille is not to be confused with "hot links" or similar finely-ground, high fat, heavily peppered sausages.

Andouille in France[edit]

In France, particularly Brittany[5], the traditional ingredients of andouille are primarily pig chitterlings, tripe, onions, wine and seasoning. It is generally Grey in colour and has a distinctive odour. There is also a similar sausage available called andouillette, literally "little andouille".

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Andouille sausage (Gastronomy) – Definition" (various), MiMi.hu, 2006, webpage: Hu-Andou.
  2. ^ United States. "LaPlace, Louisiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Dining & Bars". NOLA.com. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  4. ^ "Beef Hot Links". Johnsonville.com. Retrieved 2014-01-13. 
  5. ^ http://www.produitenbretagne.com/catalogue/produits-alimentaires?field_product_trademark_value=&field_food_product_category_tid=1641
  6. ^ Davidson, Alan, and Tom Jaine. The Oxford Companion to Food. Oxford University Press, USA, 2006. 805. Print. Retrieved Aug. 09, 2010, from [1]

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The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:43:49 -0700

The 36th annual Andouille Run will be held October 19, beginning at 8 a.m. at U.S. 51 Park in LaPlace. Proceeds from the 5-mile run and 2 mile run/walk will benefit Keep St. John Beautiful. To download a registration from visit www.andouillefestival.com.
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com (blog)
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:18:45 -0700

Contestants participate in the Andouille Eating Contest during the 40th Annual Andouille Festival at the Highway 51 Park in LaPlace on Saturday, October 19, 2013. The first person to consume an entire link is declared the winner. (Photo by Peter G ...
Delmarva Daily Times
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:37:26 -0700

At Echelon, guests can order items including chicken and andouille sausage gumbo, pulled pork, a shrimp po-boy, shrimp and grits, and Louisiana barbecued shrimp with thyme polenta cake. Among the desserts is a white potato pie. Cornbread and biscuits ...
Eater PDX
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:25:09 -0700

The other half will explore lesser-known regional specialties like frogmore stew, a South Carolina boil of shrimp, corn and andouille sausage, or cochon de lait, which Rhoman will reimagine as fritters of braised and smoked pork with pickled cabbage ...
Jackson Free Press
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33:45 -0700

Also, the Breakfast Po-Boy blends breakfast and lunch into one sandwich, with scrambled eggs, andouille sausage, bacon, ham and cheese on French bread. Rounding out the new kids in town is Saltine Oyster Bar in Duling Hall (622 Duling Ave., Suite 201, ...
Suburban Life Publications
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Diners can also choose from the pear and hickory smoked pork bibs with house BBQ sauce, andouille sausage hash cake and beer cabbage, or the Nicksons High Country Elk Patty Melt, dry rubbed and served on rye with brie, quick kimchi, spicy aioli and ...
Savannah Morning News
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:22:30 -0700

The quest for perfect shrimp and grits is a Southern pastime, and there's no shortage of twists on this classic Lowcountry dish. You can find them cheesy, with Tasso gravy, or peppers, or Andouille sausage ... the possibilities are endless, with a ...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:01:54 -0700

Fish is a house specialty, and you'll find everything from perch and pike to unusual treats lsuch as Bahamian Conch chowder, conch fritters and clam bake, complete with clams, mussels, snow crab, shrimp, andouille sausage, red potatoes and corn on the ...

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