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Apple-Chicken Sausage With Apricot-Pepper Relish

Hands-on time 18 mins
Total time 22 mins

Makes 6 servings

Serve this Cajun-inspired Apple-Chicken Sausage over your favorite hot cooked grits, mashed potatoes, or rice.


  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 (12-oz.) packages smoked chicken-and-apple sausage links, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large red bell peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together chicken broth, preserves, and cider vinegar.

  2. Cook sausage, in batches, in hot oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes or until browned. Add peppers and onion; sauté 2 minutes. Add broth mixture, and reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 4 minutes. Serve with a slotted spoon.

  3. Note: We tested with Emeril's Chicken & Apple Gourmet Chicken Smoked Sausage.