One of the most common curing salts. It is also called Insta Cure #1 or Pink curing salt #1. It contains 6.25% sodium nitrite and 93.75% table salt. It is recommended for meats that require short cures and will be cooked and eaten relatively quickly. Sodium nitrite provides the characteristic flavor and color associated with curing.
|Common Uses||Use in - Sausage, hard salami, jerky, ham, fish, pastrami, bacon and corned beef. Use 1 level tsp. for every 5 pounds of meat. A 4 ounce bag contains 20 teaspoons of Prague Powder # 1. To make brine, add 3 oz of Prague Powder to each gallon of water.|
|Ingredients||Salt, Sodium Nitrite (6.25%), Tri-Calcium Phosphate, Red FD&C #3|