Cider Brined Brats

Tess Geer

By
@dmsgrl

You don't always have to boil your brats in beer! I use this recipe just as often. The brats are full of flavor. Great alternative if you don't have any beer in the house. My family loves it.


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Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2
onions, any kind, medium, sliced
6
plump cloves garlic, sliced in half
1 c
apple cider vinegar
7 c
water
8-10
bratwurst

Step-By-Step

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1In a large saucepan over medium high heat, combine onion, vinegar,garlic and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes.

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2While brine is simmering, prepare brats by piercing each one all over six to eight times with a fork.

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3Place bratwurst in the simmering water. Cover and continue to simmer 20 minutes. Do not boil.

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4Remove brats. Grill or pan-fry immediately or refrigerate for up to two days.
try serving with Rosemary Bacon Kraut
Rosemary Bacon Kraut

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American