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Old-Fashioned Brats in Beer

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Category: German, Sandwiches

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cn Beer; (12 oz.)
  • 1 ts Caraway seed
  • 4 Fresh bratwurst
  • 1 cn Sauerkraut; drained (8 oz.)
  • 1/4 c Chopped red or green bell
  • -pepper
  • 4 Brat or hot dog buns; split


GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In medium saucepan or skillet, combine beer
and caraway seed. Prick bratwurst with fork several times; add to beer
mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or
until bratwurst are no longer pink. Remove bratwurst from beer mixture. Add
drained sauerkraut and bell pepper to beer mixture; heat until hot. When
ready to grill, place bratwurst on gas grill over medium heat or on
charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals; cover grill. Cook 4 to 6
minutes or until golden brown, turning frequently.

Place buns, cut side down, on grill. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until buns are
lightly toasted. Place bratwurst in buns. Using slotted spoon, spoon
sauerkraut on top of bratwurst.

Note: To broil, place bratwurst and buns on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6
inches from heat using times above as a guide.

NOTES : For a richer beer flavor, use a heartier dark ale or stout.

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