This Ground Italian Chicken Sausage is sooo incredibly easy, you won't believe it! You don't need the casings, just ground chicken and a few simple ingredients and you can have delicious, salty, garlic-y Italian Sausage. What give Italian sausage its unique flavor is fennel seed, combined with the garlic. Mixed in just minutes and then cooked in a pan, it's an easy and flavorful addition so so many quick dinner options. Save time by freezing ahead.
Chop the Parsley. Mince the garlic cloves.
Add the Ground Chicken to a large mixing bowl. To the turkey, add the minced garlic, 3 Tbls of the chopped parsley, 1 tsp of fennel seed, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp fresh ground pepper. Mix to combine. (Note: at this point you can freeze or store in the fridge in an airtight container)
Preheat a frying pan over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, then add the Italian Sausage Chicken mixture. Break apart the meat and let it sear. Continue to break it up into bite-size pieces and let it brown on all sides. Cook until there is no pink color left in the meat and it is cooked through, about 8-10 minutes total cooking time.