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These Jalapeno Beer Brats are served on a bun with caramelized onions, sauerkraut and melted swiss cheese plus lots of jalapeno pepper slices. I don’t think brats ever tasted so good.
The best thing about these brats is they already have the beer flavor in the brats. I used Johnsonville® Brats Beer ‘n Bratwurst®. With these brats, you can have the flavor of beer without having to simmer them in beer before you grill them. I love that because it cuts out a whole step for me.
And what’s even better than that?
You can save all your beer for drinking. 🙂
I grill every chance I get during the spring and summer. I love how easy it makes clean-up. Brats are one of my favorite things to grill.
Especially Johnsonville® Brats. They are so juicy with tons of flavor and are always a fan favorite.
Johnsonville® Brats come in lots of different flavors including Cheddar, Chipotle & Monterey Jack, and Hot ‘n Spicy.
When grilling Brats, be sure the heat isn’t too high. Too much heat and they will burst open and lose all their juice. I like to cook mine on medium-low for a good 20 minutes.
To go with the brats, I sauteed some sweet onions until golden. They take about the same amount of time that the brats take to grill.
To serve the brats, I stuffed the buns with sauerkraut and then covered the brats with swiss cheese, caramelized onions, and jalapeno slices.
Talk about good. 🙂
Learn more about Johnsonville® Brats plus lots of tasty brat recipes at Johnsonville.com.
Jalapeno Beer Brats
- 1 (19-ounce) package Johnsonville® Brats
- 2 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup sauerkraut, drained well
- 5 slices swiss cheese
- 2 jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced or 1/4 cup pickled jalapeno slices, drained
- 5 buns
- Preheat grill to medium-low. Grill brats, turning occasionally, for about 20 minutes. (Meat should reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees.)
- While brats grill, heat oil and butter over medium heat in a nonstick pan. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally until golden brown.
- Line the bottom of each bun with sauerkraut.
- Place a brat in each bun and top with onions, cheese, and jalapenos.
- Top with mustard if desired.
I love to serve Jalapeno Beer Brats with this corn.