Brats with Stewed Spicy Peppers

Recipe from Weber’s Charcoal Grilling™ by Jamie Purviance

Fuel Type:
  • People

    Serves 5

  • Prep Time

    10 mins

  • Grilling Time

    35 to 45 mins


the Ingredients

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  • Completed step ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter
  • Completed step 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into ⅓-inch strips
  • Completed step 1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into ⅓-inch strips
  • Completed step 1 medium red onion, cut into ¼-inch half-moons
  • Completed step 1 medium jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • Completed step 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • Completed step ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Completed step ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Completed step 1 cup beer
  • Completed step 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • Completed step 5 fresh bratwurst
  • Completed step 5 large hot dog buns

Special Equipment

  • large disposable foil pan

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  • Prepare the grill for indirect cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F).
  • Brush the cooking grates clean. In a large disposable foil pan over direct heat, melt the butter. Add the red and yellow bell peppers, onion, jalapeño, fennel seed, salt, and pepper and mix well with tongs. Close the lid and cook until the vegetables are tender and turning golden brown in spots, 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. If the vegetables brown too quickly, slide the pan over indirect heat and cook them there, with the lid closed.
  • When the vegetables are tender, add the beer and mustard. Mix well with tongs. Slide the pan over indirect heat to keep warm.
  • Grill the bratwurst over direct heat, with the lid closed, until lightly charred on all sides, about 10 minutes, turning them every few minutes and swapping their positions as needed for even cooking. Add the bratwurst to the pan over indirect heat. Smother them with the peppers and onion, close the lid, and cook until the bratwurst are fully cooked, 10 to 15 minutes. If the liquid cooks away, add a little more beer.
  • Serve the bratwurst warm in the buns with the spicy pepper mixture on top.

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