Recipe: Chicken Apple Breakfast Sausage (Paleo & Whole 30 Compliant)

chk_apple_bfast-SausageChicken apple sausages are everywhere these days. There are, I’m sure, hundreds of recipes for Paleo or Whole 30 Compliant floating around Pinterest these days, and mine is no different. It’s Paleo. It’s Whole 30 Compliant. But it’s the seasoning that makes it a little different.

Enter Fenugreek.

I’ve never been a huge fan of maple syrup or maple flavorings. It’s a super strong flavor and it just tastes sickly sweet to me. Fenugreek is a spice that’s often described as a cross between celery and maple in flavor. It’s slightly sweet and nutty, and perfect for breakfast sausage!


The ingredients are simple: salt, pepper, fenugreek, chili pepper paste, one small apple and 1 lb ground chicken.

Just grind your fenugreek if it isn’t already ground and shred your apple. Then just mix it all together in a bowl with the chili pepper paste, salt and pepper.

IMG_1424Then all you need to do is pan fry the sausage. I made mine into 6 patties, and each patty is a nice size, too. No tiny portions here! They need about 3-5 minutes per side on medium high. You don’t want the meat to show any pink. Let them rest for a few minutes before servings.

IMG_1431I had mine with eggs and some bell pepper slices! Low carb and super delicious. Kept my belly full for a solid 4 hours!

Chicken Apple Breakfast Sausage

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Barely sweet, slightly spicy but very moist chicken breakfast sausage.

NUTRITION PER PATTY: 127 cals, 6g fat, 274mg sodium, 3.2g carbs, 14.7g protein.


  • 1 lb 93% lean ground chicken
  • 1 tsp ground Fenugreek
  • 1 tbsp chili pepper paste
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 small apple, grated


    1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients well. 2. Divide into 6 patties (I just scooped mine out with a 1 ounce disher) and cook in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium high heat for 3-5 min per side.
  1. Cook until the meat is no longer pink, then allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.



5 thoughts on “Recipe: Chicken Apple Breakfast Sausage (Paleo & Whole 30 Compliant)”

  1. When I read the blog title I was convinced I misread it! Now after reading it I have to try this out. It looks easy to prepare and you don’t need a tonne of ingredients. My friends are going to be very surprised when I post this we don’t have this recipe in this part of the world. Thank you for sharing 🙂

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