Sweet Chilli Bourbon Cocktail Sausages

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It’s a very quick and easy recipe today! Food snobs might turn their noses up at a humble cocktail sausage but I have yet to see any leftover at a party I’ve been to. They seem to be the ultimate crowd pleaser. They are also one of the easiest things to prepare. As it is coming up to party season I decided to share my recipe for Sweet Chilli Bourbon Cocktail Sausages.

These little gems are slightly addictive and I have to stop myself from gorging on them when they are in front of me. If you are heading to a party, bringing a tray of these glazed beauties will make you very popular!

 

Useful tips & links:

  • Make sure you line the roasting dish in a double layer of foil or you will be scrubbing the glaze off for days! You could always use disposable foil trays to cook them in.
  • This recipe can be scaled up very easily, just make sure you allow the enough space on the roasting dish for the sausages.
  • These do need to be served warm but you can make them in advance and reheat in an oven preheated to 180c/160c fan/ gas mark 6 for about 7-10 minutes. Perfect for a make ahead party dish.
  • If you don’t have bourbon, use whiskey, brandy or rum. If you don’t want to use alcohol – it does cook off – use apple juice instead.
  • For alternative flavours have a look at these Sticky Cocktail Sausages made with soy and sesame.

 

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Sweet Chilli Bourbon Cocktail Sausages

Ingredients:

  • 1lb/450g of cocktail sausages
  • 3 tablespoons of sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of bourbon
  • 1 tablespoons of honey

Method:

  • Pre heat your oven to 220c/200c fan/gas mark 7. Line a baking tray or shallow roasting dish with two layers of aluminium foil. Make sure it is large enough to fit your sausages in a single layer. Add the cocktail sausages.
  • Mix together the sweet chilli sauce, bourbon and honey in a bowl. Pour this mix over the sausages and use your hands to toss it all together to make sure all of the sausages are well coated in the glaze.
  • Roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes, turning them halfway through the cooking time. If your sausages are larger they make take longer to cook. I once had cocktail sausages that took a whole hour to cook through.
  • Serve with plenty of cocktails sticks and napkins.

 

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