Beer-braised bratwurst

Beer-braised bratwurst


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About this recipe: Delicious bratwurst are first braised in your favourite beer with a bit of onion and spices, then finished on the barbecue. You could also cook the bratwurst under the grill or in a frying pan. Serve with sauerkraut for the ultimate accompaniment!


Serves: 10 

  • 1.5L beer
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 10 bratwurst
  • 2 teaspoons red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for medium-high heat. When hot, lightly oil cooking grate.
  2. Combine the beer and onions in a large pot; bring to the boil. Submerge the bratwurst in the beer; add the red chilli flakes, garlic granules, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium and cook another 10 to 12 minutes. Remove the bratwurst from the beer mixture; reduce heat to low, and continue cooking the onions.
  3. Cook the bratwurst on the preheated barbecue, turning once, 5 to 10 minutes. If desired, serve with the onions and beer mixture as a topping or side.

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