Lukanka is a Bulgarian(sometimes spicy) salami unique to Bulgarian cuisine. It is similar to sujuk, but often stronger flavored.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: Pork


  • 2 lb minced meat (any variety, we recommend pork)
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tbsp savory
  • hog casings (or other sausage links casings)


  • Mixed all the ingredients together very well.
  • Leave in the fridge for about 24-48 hours.
  • Stuff the casings making sure that there is no excess air inside.
  • Roll with a rolling pin and hang in a cool, dry place, preferably with no direct sunlight.
  • Roll daily for about two weeks, trying to press out any excess air, use a needle to let air out if necessary.
  • Consume when dry enough.

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