Tarted up sausages – they’re sticky!

First I bought you pimped up mash, now I’m unleashing tarted up sausages – and this is meant to be a family show!

I cook sausages once a week for my boys, they really REALLY love them. They’re not the healthiest of foods, and are processed, but they’re irresistible. And after a long day when you just want a peaceful mealtime, I’m afraid the bangers are brought to the table.

This week I decided to have a bit of a play creating a sticky and sweet coating for the little pork wonders. I found a glaze for a recipe using chicken thighs and adapted it with a few extra ingredients I had knocking around.

And it goes a little something like this!

Sticky tarted up sausages

1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
1 tbsp runny honey
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
1cm fresh ginger, finely grated
1 pack of good quality pork sausages

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180’C. Put the sausages in a roasting dish. In a bowl combine the rest of the ingredients to form a sticky paste.

2. Brush each banger with the glaze until thoroughly coated, then whack in the oven for 30 minutes.

3. Done! Serve with whatever takes your fancy. I teamed mine up with steamed broccoli and thai rice.

The meal was noshed down rapidly by everyone – apart from Arlo who ate his sausages then promptly got the hump with the rest of his meal and threw the rice directly in my face – there’s no pleasing some folks 😉

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About Katie Bryson

Katie Bryson is a freelance food writer and blogger. She left a career in online news at the BBC to immerse herself in the culinary world, taking in courses at Leiths School of Food and Wine and an internship at Waitrose along the way. Her family food blog www.feedingboys.co.uk is bursting with recipes and tips for feeding hungry families that’ll help inspire all those frazzled parents out there wondering what on earth to cook for tea!
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2 Responses to Tarted up sausages – they’re sticky!

  1. I’m with you on sausages for a peaceful teatime works a treat here too – will give this a go with the bangers next time xx

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