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Love charcuterie? Homemade capicola is easy to make right in your fridge. It's made from the coppa muscle of a pig and once cured and dried the results are buttery and decadent! Don't be afraid - try it! #capicola #charcuterie #jaxxalicious

Homemade Capicola

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Charcuterie
Keyword capicola, charcuterie


  • 48 grams Kosher Salt for 3.5 pounds of meat follow the ratio stated above if you have more or less
  • 30 grams sugar
  • 4 grams #2 Instacure
  • 2 tablespoons coarse ground black pepper
  • 3 grams Juniper berries
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 gram grated nutmet
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup Paprika
  • 1/4 cup Kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle powder

Recipe Notes

You can get the meat netting roll here on Amazon.  It's a size 16 and it comes with 50 feet.  You don't have to use a netting roll, but if you want it to be a nice, standard shape of capicola, you'll want to use it.  It does not effect the flavor, just the aesthetics.