Sticky cranberry sausages

Sticky cranberry sausages

Preparation time
less than 30 mins
Cooking time
10 to 30 mins
Serves 10


Make a trayful of sticky, sweet-tart sausages to pass around at a party or as an alternative to pigs in blankets.

By Nigel Slater
From Nigel Slater’s 12 Tastes of Christmas


  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400g/14oz uncooked cocktail sausages
  • 1 heaped tbsp cranberry jelly
  • 200g/7oz fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 clementine, zest only


  1. Fry the sliced red onions in a pan with the oil for five minutes or so until softened. Add the sausages to the pan.
  2. As the sausages start to brown, add the jelly and cranberries
  3. Cook on a low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until caramelised and sticky.
  4. Grate over the clementine zest and serve.