Cider Brined Brats

4
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Cider Brined Brats

Step-by-Step

  • 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.
  • 2While brine is simmering, prepare brats by piercing each one all over six to eight times with a fork.
  • 3Place bratwurst in the simmering water. Cover and continue to simmer 20 minutes. Do not boil.
  • 4Remove brats. Grill or pan-fry immediately or refrigerate for up to two days.
    try serving with Rosemary Bacon Kraut
    Rosemary Bacon Kraut

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About Cider Brined Brats

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