Tailgate Sausage Skewers

Publix joins FOX 13 to share their recipe for Tailgate Sausage Skewers.


-16 oz. gold (or red) potatoes

-4 links smoked sausage (12-13 oz.)

-1 medium yellow onion

-8 (6-inch) wooden skewers

-1/2 cup dark beer (or malta)

-1/3 cup maple syrup

-1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)

-1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

-1/2 teaspoon pepper



1. Preheat grill (or grill pan) on medium. Place potatoes in microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook on high for 8 minutes; let stand 5 minutes. Cut each sausage into 4 pieces; cut onions into 1-inch pieces.

2. Thread potatoes, onions, and sausage onto skewers. Combine beer, syrup, red pepper, salt, and pepper; whisk thoroughly.

3. Brush skewers with syrup mixture; place on grill. Cook 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally and brushing syrup mixture every time you turn, until sausage is 165°F and potatoes are tender.



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