Recipes and Cooking Brats with Jalapeño-Green Apple Kraut 4.5 (2) Bratwursts are a traditional summer treat. Amp up your next summer event by serving our Brats with Jalapeno-Green Apple Kraut! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 2, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Grill Time: 3 mins Total Time: 33 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 sandwiches Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 uncooked bratwursts (about 1-1/4 pounds total) 3 cup apple juice or apple cider ⅓ cup apple jelly 1 8 ounce can sauerkraut, drained 1 tart green apple, cored and cut into thin bite-size pieces 2 - 3 fresh jalapeño chile peppers, seeded and cut into thin strips 6 bratwurst or hot dog buns, split and toasted Directions Use the tines of a fork to pierce the skin of each bratwurst several times. In a Dutch oven combine bratwursts and apple juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until bratwursts are no longer pink and juices run clear (160°F); drain. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan melt apple jelly over low heat. In a medium bowl combine 2 tablespoons of the melted jelly, the sauerkraut, apple pieces, and chile peppers. Set aside remaining melted jelly to brush on bratwursts. Fold a 30x18-inch piece of heavy foil in half to make a 15x18-inch rectangle. Mound sauerkraut mixture in center of foil. Bring up two opposite edges of foil; seal with a double foil. Fold remaining edges to completely enclose sauerkraut mixture, leaving space for steam to build. For a charcoal grill, grill bratwursts and foil packet on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 3 to 7 minutes or until bratwursts are brown, turning bratwursts and foil packet once halfway through grilling and brushing bratwursts with the reserved melted jelly during the last 2 minutes of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place bratwursts and foil packet on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as directed.) Serve bratwursts in toasted buns topped with sauerkraut mixture. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 737 Calories 48g Fat 42g Carbs 34g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 737 % Daily Value * Total Fat 48g 62% Saturated Fat 21g 105% Cholesterol 101mg 34% Sodium 2014mg 88% Total Carbohydrate 42g 15% Total Sugars 15g Protein 34g Vitamin C 10mg 50% Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 4.1mg 23% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.