Skinless longganisa is a favorite in our home. Having home made and ready to cook of these Filipino sweet sausages come in handy. This skinless longganisa recipe is quick and easy to prepare. After having a batch ready, you can simply store it in the fridge and have your breakfast ready in minutes for the next day.

Skinless Longganisa
Skinless Longganisa

What is Skinless Longganisa?

Longganisa is a breakfast staple in the Philippines. It can be found throughout the country with different versions of longganisa from every region, from garlic-pork longganisa, chicken, beef and even vegan longganisa. Traditionally, it is stuffed into hog casings while skinless version is instead wrapped in wax paper or plastic film to maintain its shape. It taste sweet and garlicky like the hamonado.

How to Make Skinless Longganisa

Skinless longganisa is easy to prepare. You just have to mix the ingredients and wrap it to create its cylindrical shape. You can also just form it into patties or logs during cooking. It is made of ground pork, chicken or beef mixed with lots of minced garlic, salt, sugar, and pepper. Garlic is the common denominator in all longganisa recipes and it is where the distinct flavor of it comes from.

Keep the sausages in a sealed container or resealable bags. You can store it in the refrigerator up to 3 days or up to 2 months in the freezer.

Skinless Longganisa Ingredients
Skinless Longganisa Ingredients

Longganisa is best paired with garlic fried rice or yang chow fried rice and sunny side up eggs topped with tomato salad. Spiced vinegar dip is also a traditional accompaniment.

How to Cook Skinless Longganisa
How to Cook Skinless Longganisa

Skinless Longganisa Recipe

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Skinless longganisa is typically flavored with sugar, black pepper, vinegar and garlic. It is best paired with garlic fried rice, sunny side eggs, and tomatoes.

  • Author: Pilipinas Recipes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Main Entree
  • Cuisine: Filipino


  1. 1/2 kl Ground Pork
  2. 1/2 cup Minced Garlic
  3. 1 tbsp Paprika
  4. 1 tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  5. 1 tspn Salt
  6. 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  7. 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  8. 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  9. 1/2 cup Water


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients well together.
  2. Refrigerate the mixture for 2 hours.
  3. Remove from fridge. Place in the cling wrap and mold. Wrap like a candy and freeze for an hour.
  4. Heat pan in medium heat and remove longganisa from the plastic wrapper.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of water to the pan and cook the longganisa for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Cover and simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Add 1 tbsp cooking oil and fry for another minute.
  8. Serve and enjoy.


See this video to learn the step by step process of making your own home made skinless longganisa!


  • Serving Size: 3
  • Calories: 371
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Sodium: 783mg
  • Fat: 32g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg



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