Cedar-Planked Sausage Sandwich

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Adapted from Aaron McCargo Jr


  • 2 large cedar planks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 sweet onion sliced
  • 3 cups sauerkraut rinsed drained
  • 1 pound Polish sausages 5-6 sausages
  • Hoagie buns
  • Sriracha mustard sauce


  • Soak cedar planks in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the sugar and let dissolve.
  • Add the onions, stir often, and caramelize, about 20 minutes. Do not rush them.
  • Add in the kraut, stir and let simmer 5-10 minutes.
  • Fire up your grill. Place the planks over the fire and let them get lightly charred on one side.
  • Flip planks and add the sausages and kraut.
  • Grill until the sausages are fully cooked, 15-20 minutes.
  • Lightly toast the buns, if desired. Top with the cooked sausages, kraut mixture, and a healthy serving of Sriracha mustard sauce. Add top bun and serve.