|Recipe Name:||Bratwurst and sauerkraut||Submitted by:||Ryan|
|Preparation Time:||60+ Minutes|
|Number of Servings:||4|
2 Pound(s) sauerkraut
2 Slice(s) bacon
1 Cup(s) low sodium chicken broth
10 juniper berries
2 bay leaves
2 Tablespoon(s) butter, unsalted
1 1/2 Pound(s) sliced bratwurst
1 peeled and grated apple, granny smith
4 Teaspoon(s) sugar, brown
Combine sauerkraut, bacon, broth, juniper berries, and bay leaves in microwave safe dish. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Cook on high until sauerkraut softens, about 10 minutes.
Melt butter in a large, high-wall skillet (not cast iron). Add the sliced bratwurst and brown on all sides, about 3 minutes total. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
Add onion and salt to skillet and return to medium heat until onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in sauerkraut mixture, apple, and brown sugar. Bring to a simmer.
Nestle in the bratwurst, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until bratwurst are done, about 10-12 minutes.
Discard bay leaves and bacon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.