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Sticky cranberry sausages

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 10
From Nigel Slater's 12 Tastes of Christmas
Make a trayful of sticky, sweet-tart sausages to pass around at a party or as an alternative to pigs in blankets.


  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.


  • 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

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