Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pound Boerewors sausage
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
Special equipment needed:
- Grill or grill pan
- Skewers (if using grill)
1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
2. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, chopped apricots, and rosemary.
3. Season Boerewors sausage with salt and pepper.
4. Thread sausage onto skewers (if using grill).
5. Brush sausage with apricot and rosemary mixture.
6. Place sausage on grill or grill pan and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through.
7. Remove from grill and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
Substitutions for ingredients:
- Boerewors sausage can be substituted with any type of sausage.
- Dried apricots can be substituted with other dried fruits such as cranberries or raisins.
- Fresh rosemary can be substituted with dried rosemary.
- Add sliced onions and bell peppers to skewers for added flavor.
- Serve sausage on a bun with apricot and rosemary relish.
- Use the apricot and rosemary mixture as a marinade for chicken or pork.
Tips and tricks:
- Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes before using to prevent burning.
- Brush sausage with apricot and rosemary mixture frequently while grilling for added flavor.
- Let sausage rest for 5 minutes before serving to allow juices to redistribute.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Reheat sausage in the microwave or on the grill until heated through.
Serve sausage on a platter with fresh rosemary sprigs for garnish.
Fresh rosemary sprigs
- Serve with a side of grilled vegetables.
- Pair with a crisp white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc.
Suggested side dishes:
- Grilled vegetables
- Roasted potatoes
- Green salad
- If sausage is sticking to grill or grill pan, brush with additional olive oil.
- If sausage is not cooking through, lower heat and cook for longer.
Food safety advice:
- Make sure sausage is cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F to ensure it is safe to eat.
- Wash hands and surfaces thoroughly before and after handling raw meat.
Boerewors is a traditional South African sausage made with beef and pork.
Savory, sweet, and herbaceous
Serve with a side of grilled vegetables and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.
Cooking Method: N/A
Course Type: N/A
Meal type: N/A
Region: South African