rougail saucisse
Sausage Rougail (Rougail Saucisse)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Sausage rougail (rougail saucisse) is a traditional tomato and chili pepper-based dish typically served with rice, very popular in Reunion.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: RĂ©unionese
Servings: 4 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 2 lb fresh sausages (ideally Creole)
  • 5 ripe tomatoes
  • 2 onions , finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 4 red hot peppers , stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 scallion , chopped
  • Vegetable oil
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Prick sausages in a few places and boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Cut the sausage in large sections.
  4. In a pot, brown the sausage in a little oil for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the onions and garlic. Stir and cook a few minutes.
  6. Add hot pepper and chopped tomatoes. Add salt.
  7. Cover and simmer over low heat for at least 20 minutes, until the sauce is reduced.
  8. Garnish with scallion and serve with white rice or yellow rice.