Apple Kraut Bratwurst

Apple Kraut Bratwurst Recipe

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Judy Brannock


Alot of old country flavor.

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Apple Kraut Bratwurst


  • 1Place 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.
  • 2While 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.
  • 3Cook 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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About Apple Kraut Bratwurst

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: German