Apple Kraut Bratwurst

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Judy Brannock
from newark, DE

Alot of old country flavor.

prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients

  • 5 links
    bratwurst, (about 1 1/4 lbs)
  • 1 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 2 c
    sauerkraut
  • 1 bag
    (3 oz) sweet dried apple chips
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    red wine
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    whole caraway seed
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How To Make

  • 1
    Place bratwurst, water, and 1 tablespoon of the butter in large saucepan on medium high. Bring to boil and cook 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until water evaporated and bratwurst begin to brown.
  • 2
    While brats cook, rinse sauerkraut under cool running water 30-40 seconds (to reduce tartness); drain well. Crush apple chips, place in microwave safe bowl. Stir in sauerkraut and brown sugar, cover.
  • 3
    Cook sauerkraut mixture in microwave on HIGH 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thoroughly heated. Add remaining 1 tablespoon butter, wine and sauerkraut mixture to bratwurst; sprinkle with pepper and caraway seeds. Cover and cook 6-8 more minutes, stirring occasionally, or untl internal temperature of bratwurst reaches 160 degrees. Use a meat thermometer to accurately ensure doneness. Serve.

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