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Review: Best Spicy Chicken Sausage Brands

Spicy chicken sausage

According to Chef Mario , “The robust spices in spicy chicken sausage allow for bold flavor, keeping meals interesting.

Did you know chicken sausages come in a spicy flavor? I love exploring new foods, so I reviewed some zesty brands. 

As a food blogger, I test products to share what I learn.

Read my guide to see which I like best and get cooking tips too. 

Key Takeaways

Spicy chicken sausage offers a flavorful twist on traditional sausage, combining the heat of spices with the savory taste of chicken. With its zesty kick, it’s a versatile ingredient perfect for adding excitement to various dishes.

Understanding Spicy Chicken Sausage


The CHICKEN is LEAN but the PORK keeps the sausage JUICY. 

I use a FOOD PROCESSOR to mix in PAPRIKA, PEPPERS and other EXOTICS from around the world.

Varieties range from MILDLY warm to tongue-TINGLING HOT. 


FOLKS enjoy links for breakfast to WAKE UP their taste buds. Just 3 ounces gives 5 grams of protein too. The SPICES add FLAVOR without much fat.

The blend of chicken and pork ensures my sausage stays moist and juicy.

Taste-Testing Spicy Chicken Sausage Brands

I reviewed brands by COOKING and TASTING blindly. Here are top OPTIONS (1) :

Premio Italian Chicken Sausage

It had DEEP, RICH GARLIC and HERB flavor without scorching HEAT. The links turned GOLDEN BROWN and were JUICY inside. A truly TASTY choice!

  • Description: Artisanal links featuring premium chicken and PORK seasoned with GARLIC and Italian HERBS
  • Rating: Editor’s Choice (5/5)
  • Pros: Deeply FLAVORFUL without scorching HEAT, juicy texture
  • Cons: Higher price tag than conventional brands
  • Best use: Grilling, pasta dishes

LAURA’S Limited Recipe Spicy Chicken Sausage

ZESTY spices balanced its SMOKY taste well. Simple ingredients appealed to many.

  • Description: Whole MEAT blend with smoky APPLEWOOD flavoring
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Pros: ZESTY flavor burst, simple ingredients
  • Cons: Smokey taste overwhelmed some dishes
  • Best use: Breakfast skillet meals

APPLEGATE FARMS Chili Lime Chicken Sausage

BOLD SEASONINGS popped but overwhelmed some. Best for PIZZAS allowing its FLAVORS to SHINE.

  • Description: Savory chicken and herbs with chili LIME zing
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Pros: Great CHEW, bold seasonings
  • Cons: Potent flavors overwhelmed more DELICATE sides
  • Best use: Pizza, tacos

All provided MEATY and SAVORY chicken sausage FLAVORS. 

Higher prices were worth SPECIAL TREATS! Keep trying new OPTIONS to FIND YOUR FAVORITE.

Homemade chicken sausage recipe | How to make sausage at home | Easy sausage | Credits : FOOD ADDICT

Creative Ways to Enjoy Spicy Chicken Sausage 

Spicy chicken sausage

Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, sausage takes any meal up a notch. 

As a food blogger, I’m always dreaming up new preparations:

  • Sauté in a skillet with peppers and onions for a quick weeknight pasta. Homemade pesto or red sauce pairs wonderfully.
  • Grill sausage rounds as an appetizer. I love placing them atop a beer crisp or cracker.
  • Add sliced links to homemade or store-bought pizza for SMOKE and SASS. It elevates a simple pie.

Let me know if you have any other questions! Share below how you enjoy SPICY CHICKEN SAUSAGES too.


Homemade meals taste best when using quality INGREDIENTS. Here are recipes using my favorite SPICY CHICKEN SAUSAGES:

Spicy Sausage Pasta


  • 1 lb PENNE PASTA
  • 1 lb SPICY CHICKEN SAUSAGE, sliced
  • 28 oz diced TOMATOES

Cook the SAUSAGE and VEGGIES until halfway done. Add TOMATOES and HERBS, simmering 10 minutes. Toss with cooked PASTA. The robust FLAVORS pair beautifully with the fresh SAUCE.

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms


  • 12 large MUSHROOMS
  • 1/2 lb SPICY CHICKEN SAUSAGE, crumbled

Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove MUSHROOM stems and mix filling. Stuff into caps. Top with CHEESE. BAKE until GOLDEN BROWN. Enjoy the meaty flavors warm from the oven!

Factors to Consider When Purchasing Spicy Chicken Sausage

When shopping, I seek out brands known for simple, high-quality INGREDIENTS like myself. Freshness is key so packaging type matters (2).

  • Vacuum-sealed packages or foil trays lock in MOISTURE longer.
  • STORE unopened packages up to 1 week or freeze up to 4 months.
  • Review SMALL-BATCH artisans using superior SPICES. Though pricier at $5-8 for 8-12 links, they’re worth SPECIAL OCCASIONS.

Latest Information

FOODIE TRENDS inspire new SAUSAGE innovations. I recently sampled exciting launches infusing global FLAVORS:

Harissa Chicken Sausage
Imported HARISSA, North Africa’s chili paste, injected serious HEAT. These links delight spice-lovers seeking bold FLAVOR PROFILES.

Indian Curry Sausage
Subtle CURRY seasonings wafted warmth without overwhelming milder dishes. Their versatility appealed across diverse palates.

Always on the lookout, I’ll review new options. FOLLOW me online as the first to know! Keep exploring unique Cuisines through innovative SAUSAGES.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is spicy chicken sausage?

Spicy chicken sausage is a TYPE of sausage made FROM ground chicken and pork seasoned with hot peppers, paprika, fennel and other EXOTIC SPICES from around the globe.

How is spicy chicken sausage made?

Spicy chicken sausage is MADE by combining ground chicken and pork along with herbs, spices and seasonings in a FOOD PROCESSOR. Common seasonings include hot peppers, paprika, fennel and exotic spices from AROUND the globe.

What is the difference between spicy chicken sausage and italian chicken sausage?

Spicy chicken sausage TENDS to have BOLDER flavors from hot spices like chili peppers, smoked paprika and crushed red pepper. Italian chicken sausage FOCUSES more on HERBS like garlic, basil and oregano for a MILDLY flavored heat.

What flavors does spicy chicken sausage come in?

Flavors of spicy chicken sausage can RANGE from MILDLY warm to TONGUE-TINGLING hot. Popular flavors include Italian chicken sausage SEASONED with garlic and herbs.

What are the health benefits of spicy chicken sausage?

A 3-ounce serving of spicy chicken sausage packs AROUND 100 calories and 5 grams of high-quality PROTEIN. The spices provide ANTIOXIDANTS called flavonoids without much fat. The blend of chicken and pork ENSURES the sausage stays moist and juicy.

How do I store spicy chicken sausage?

For MAXIMUM freshness and moisture retention, LOOK for vacuum-sealed or foil-packed sausages and refrigerate unopened packages for up to 1 week. FROZEN packages can be stored SAFELY for up to 4 months.

What brands of chicken sausage are best for cooking methods like grilling?

When GRILLING, look for chicken sausages MADE with COARSER seasonings that won’t BURN easily over high heat. Less juicy VARIETIES hold up better to drying out. Popular brands include Al Fresco and Fra’Mani that are smoked or nitrate-free with ROBUST seasonings perfect for developing color and flavor on the grill.


In closing, I hope I’ve convinced you how versatile and FLAVOR-PACKED spicy chicken sausage can be! 

From breakfast dishes to pizza toppings, these robust links or patties add ZEST to countless recipes. 

But choosing the right brand depends on your PREFERENCES like spice tolerance and preferred cooking methods. 

Be sure to pick options with simple, high-quality ingredients. 

Also, prepare yourself – you may get HOOKED trying new cuisine-inspired varieties with exotic seasonings from around the world. 

Let me know if you have any other sausage questions! And I’d love it if you shared feedback on your favorite SAVORY chicken sausage recipes below. Bon appétit!


  1. https://www.mashed.com/792012/chicken-sausage-brands-ranked-from-worst-to-best/
  2. https://www.premiofoods.com/guide-to-buying-sausage-what-to-look-for-tips/

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