How To Make Pigs In Blankets - Perfect Your Method

If you want to know how to make pigs in blankets, then look no further. We all look forward to Christmas, it's a time to spend with family and friends. Especially after a pretty rough couple of years, times like these are need even more so! But if we're totally honest with ourselves, the thing that a lot of us look forward to more than anything else is the Christmas Roast. Nothing says Christmas quite like little sausages wrapped in bacon. Honey makes the pigs in the blanket dish sticky. Furthermore, it adds an awesome taste to it too.

Recipe Information

  • Serving: 8 to 12 people
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Total time to prepare the dish: 35 minutes

Ingredients Required To Make Pigs In Blankets

  • 12 rashers of streaky bacon
  • 24 Mini Sausages (chipolatas are usually the best)

Directions For The Recipe

Follow the steps to prepare the pigs in the blanket.

  • Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Cut the bacon in half. Wrap a piece of bacon around each of the sausages.
  • Place on a baking tray and cook for 30-35 mins until golden.

Tips For Serving Pigs In Blankets

  • In our opinion it is best to serve pigs in blankets using honey mustard sauce.
  • Pigs in blankets are a winner to fussy children who might not want to delve into the more sophisticated components of the roast dinner.
  • Keep all frozen ingredients outside the freezer before two hours of cooking.

What Can You Serve With Pigs In Blankets?

Rosemary is always a nice addition to roasted meats. Commonly, people serve honey or mustard with pigs in blankets. On the other hand, some people like to have it with ketchup. Some people like to have it as an appetizer but it's more traditionally served as part of a mega roast dinner. But get creative, there are many sauce combinations that you could try! Apple sauce tends to be a pretty good compliment to the pork meat!

What Else Can You Add For Seasoning Other Than Salt?

Many people like to have multiple toppings on their dishes. Pigs in blankets dish contain only the sprinkling of the coarse salt. But if you'd like to get a little bit more creative try adding paprika or even a little bit of chilli powder to give them a bit of a warm kick (Only if you can handle the heat)!

Do Pigs In Blankets Taste Good When Cold?

Who doesn't love cold leftovers the day after a big fat roast dinner! Some people like to have the pigs in blankets served cold. You can refrigerate them after cooking them well in the oven. The dish will not become flaky or crispy. But they are perfectly fine to enjoy hungover on boxing day straight out of the fridge.

Final Thoughts

Now that we know how to perfect our recipe and how to funk up our roast dinners, it's time for you to get creative - tag us in your Christmas Dinner pictures over on the Big Family Facebook group. And don't forget to check out our other recipes and food blogs for more delicious ideas.