cider brined brats

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Tess Geer
from Westerville, OH

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.

serves 8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cider brined brats

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

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    While brine is simmering, prepare brats by piercing each one all over six to eight times with a fork.
  • 3
    Place bratwurst in the simmering water. Cover and continue to simmer 20 minutes. Do not boil.
  • 4
    Remove brats. Grill or pan-fry immediately or refrigerate for up to two days. try serving with Rosemary Bacon Kraut https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/side/vegetable/rosemary-bacon-kraut.html
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