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Chicken-Wrapped Bratwurst in Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

Alexandra Williams, MA
picture of Bees Knees peanut butter

Whipping up some honey PB sauce

For Memorial Day, we have a lot of family coming to town, and I am the hostess who enjoys spending time in the kitchen, preparing yummy stuff for all of them. Inspired by “The Bee’s Knees” honey peanut butter that Peanut Butter & Co. sent me as part of their Yum Squad, I created a recipe that I think is a winner:  Chicken-Wrapped Bratwurst in PB Sauce.

First of all, I was just going to make chicken marinated in the sauce, but I accidentally defrosted chicken lunchmeat instead of chicken breasts, so I just defrosted bratwurst and figured it would work to wrap the chicken around the bratwurst! That’s my full disclosure on the way I create the cooking magic here at the Alexandra House of Cooking Infamy. I’m actually a vegetarian, so can be excused (somewhat) for my chicken confusion, right?!

In any case, the recipe is below, and was pronounced a delicious success by the meat-eaters in my family. So it shall be repeated for the weekend. It’s a versatile recipe, eh!! (I’m channeling my inner Canadian for no apparent reason there).

picture of uncooked bratwurst in honey PB sauce

Wrapped up and ready to bake

Chicken Wrapped Bratwurst in Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

8 slices chicken lunchmeat
4 large bratwurst

Sauce
1/8 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey peanut butter
1/2 tsp curry paste (red or green)
2 minced or crushed garlic cloves
1/8 tsp pepper
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water
zest and juice of small lime (or 1/2 of regular)

Whisk together all the sauce ingredients in a bowl. Put the bratwurst into the bowl and fully cover it with the sauce. Let it sit for at least 30 minutes. While it’s marinating, preheat the oven to 350. Put the bratwurst into a baking dish (or on a parchment covered baking sheet) and wrap the chicken slices around the bratwurst. Pour remaining sauce over the meat and bake for 45-60 minutes.

I baked it in a covered dish, so if you bake it in an uncovered dish or on a baking sheet, the cooking time might be somewhat less. And in case you’re wondering what I ate, I had the borscht, made from beets I grew in my garden.

Serves 4

picture of pb marinated bratwurst and borscht

Chicken wrapped Bratwurst in Honey Peanut Butter Sauce, served with Beet Soup

 

 

 

 

 

This is not a sponsored post, but Peanut Butter & Co. did send me two jars of Bee’s Knees. They also will send two jars to a U.S. resident who gets randomly selected in our giveaway.

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35 Responses to Chicken-Wrapped Bratwurst in Honey Peanut Butter Sauce

  1. Jody - Fit at 56 May 22, 2014 at 11:41 am #

    I am not a fan of bratwurst but it still looks yum!! :)
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  2. GiGi Eats Celebrities May 22, 2014 at 7:47 pm #

    AH HA HA HA HA AH HA! I just….. got a little too immature. LMFAO! OKAY stop brain, stop!
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  3. Linz @ Itz Linz May 23, 2014 at 2:14 am #

    we are hanging out with family on friday, having friends over for dinner on saturday, and going to the lake on sunday!
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  4. Linda F May 23, 2014 at 8:54 am #

    attend our town’s Memorial Day parade

  5. AlexandraFunFit May 23, 2014 at 8:57 am #

    What lake? That sounds really fun.
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  6. tammy kay ward May 23, 2014 at 9:04 am #

    We are going to be with our family and friends at the lake and have outdoor activities and snacks :)

  7. Elizabeth Geiger May 23, 2014 at 9:27 am #

    We are spending the weekend at teh beach with our family :)

  8. Freya Amber Rose May 23, 2014 at 9:27 am #

    This Sounds Yummy !!

  9. chuck derr May 23, 2014 at 9:38 am #

    cookout

  10. Natalie J Vandenberghe May 23, 2014 at 9:48 am #

    I’m going to Southern California to meet my late Mother’s childhood friend.

  11. Judy Geiger May 23, 2014 at 9:57 am #

    I’m going to the beach for a family cookout at my sister’s house!

  12. Christina m Oddy May 23, 2014 at 9:57 am #

    a parade, a movie and time by the pool!

  13. Kathleen Walsh May 23, 2014 at 10:00 am #

    We are laying low this Memorial Day. We will go the our towns local parade and then cook dinner out.

  14. Suzie Lemon May 23, 2014 at 10:16 am #

    This recipe sounds delicious!

  15. Alexi May 23, 2014 at 11:03 am #

    Spending time with family for the weekend!

  16. Alex Freiert May 23, 2014 at 12:11 pm #

    Cookout with the fellas and going down to Washington D.C on Memorial Day!

  17. Kelsey May 23, 2014 at 12:22 pm #

    I am caddying for my husband’s golf tournament all weekend! Thanks for the chance to win!
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  18. tara pittman May 23, 2014 at 12:45 pm #

    This sounds so yummy
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  19. Heather May 23, 2014 at 1:05 pm #

    We are having a picnic at my uncle’s house this year!

  20. Priscilla S. May 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

    A small barbecue with family and a few friends.

  21. Wanda McHenry May 23, 2014 at 3:12 pm #

    Nothing too special, too hot outside for me. We’ll be having my mother over for grilled hamburgers.

  22. Sarah f May 23, 2014 at 4:49 pm #

    I’m working Memorial Day :/ need peanut butter to cheer me up!!

  23. David May 23, 2014 at 6:28 pm #

    We plan to have a small barbecue if the weather permits. I mainly just want to get the grill fired up for the first time this season, but if it rains we will have pizza, which means the kids are praying for rain!!!

  24. Natalie May 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm #

    This memorial day weekend I am going for a bike ride for my mom. We also might shop a bit and go walking outside.

  25. Susan Christy May 24, 2014 at 11:01 am #

    Going to a birthday party/BBQ

  26. Andrew Russel May 24, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

    Go to the beach

  27. Holly E May 24, 2014 at 6:20 pm #

    We are grilling out with family and friends.

  28. Kenia May 25, 2014 at 12:03 am #

    Anything with peanut butter sounds tummy!!

  29. Kenia May 25, 2014 at 12:03 am #

    Yummy*

  30. Kenia May 25, 2014 at 12:13 am #

    Oh and I am in San Francisco for Memorial Day! :)

  31. Deborah May 25, 2014 at 6:17 pm #

    I will stay home and eat peanut butter out of the jar with a spoon! jk

    It is almond butter until I get back to the store to replace the peanut butter that got polished off last week.

  32. Tina W May 25, 2014 at 8:13 pm #

    We are trying to get a spare bedroom painted this weekend, but since we have a random houseguest I’m guessing it won’t happen now.
    *and your recipe has me giggling. I love the “okay, this is what I’ve got, let’s roll with it” mindset.

  33. Barbara @ www.allmylivesnow.com May 26, 2014 at 6:44 am #

    Today, Memorial Day, my Love is off fishing with a buddy and I have the house to myself. Sheer bliss. I’m listening to relaxing music as I sit here and play on the computer. A bit later we’ll be poolside with cocktails, sun and treats.
    Happy Memorial Day and keep those that made it possible in your hearts.
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