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Grilled Bratwurst

Bratwurst cooked in a beer, peppercorn, onion and clove broth and grilled till juicy and brown. Bratwurst is traditionally served with hot German mustard in a bread roll or Brötchen.


  • 8 bratwursts
  • 360ml beer
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 4 cloves


  1. Place the sausages, beer, onion, peppercorns and cloves in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to hot.
  4. Drain the sausages the place on the grill about 7.5cm from the heat source and cook for 10 minutes, turning from time to time, until browned.  Serve immediately.

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