Want to try something different with your bratwurst? Why not try Germany’s favorite street food, the currywurst
? It’s sweet and spicy mixture is perfect for summer, or any season.
1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
1/2 cup ketchup (or 8 oz of tomato sauce)
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar (or agave)
1 teaspoon onion powder
3 teaspoons yellow curry powder
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1. Grill bratwurst until cooked through , turning occasionally (about 20-25 minutes)
2.Meanwhile, melt butter in a small skillet on medium to low heat. Add ketchup and water and stir to combine. Add the Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, sugar, and 2 teaspoons of paprika
3.Allow the sauce to simmer 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the sauce reduces enough for a spoon to leave a visible trail when sliding across the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat.
4.Cut the sausage into coins and divide onto separate plates. Spoon sauce over each portion, and finish by sprinkling each with the remaining curry powder. Enjoy.
Since the inventor of the Currywurst, Herta Heuwer
, took the recipe with her to the grave there are countless variations out there claiming to be the best. Ours is a slight variation from the recipe found on Genius Kitchen
, but you are welcome to try them all.