Linguica: The fairly spicy, Portuguese smoked garlic sausage should be cooked before serving. Closest substitutes: linguisa, kielbasa, chorizo or andouille.
Is Portuguese sausage similar to chorizo?
Is Portuguese chourico similar to Mexican or Spanish chorizo? Yes, they are similar, but they are not the same. Portuguese chourico and Mexican/Spanish chorizo are both spiced pork sausages.
Is linguica the same as Portuguese sausage?
— Mike Strand, Union, S.C. Dear Mike: Linguica is a Portuguese sausage, similar in structure to the Italian luganega sausage — it’s a coiled pickled sausage, spiced with paprika and garlic, that needs to be cooked before serving. It is usually roasted over charcoal, though it also can be pan fried, or used in stews.
Is linguica spicier than chorizo?
Linguiça is very similar to chouriço. It’s a pork sausage that gets its flavor from lots of garlic and a smoke curing. It has paprika like Spanish chorizo, but tends to have a milder flavor.