Pull out your cast iron skillet for this one to get a nice little “crunch” on the patties. Making sausage to suit your own taste is really easy to do, as is making a big batch since you can freeze the patties and use as needed. Sub ground pork if you like, but we love the moistness from using ground chicken.
Combine all ingredients, except syrup, and mix well, forming 12 patties.
Heat skillet to medium and add just enough oil to coat. Fry about 12–15 minutes, turning once, until the centers are cooked through.
*If you’d like to go the maple route, include 4 tablespoons of maple syrup in your mix. Note that the patties with the syrup will brown more due to the sugar content.