Choose fresh sausages such as Bratwurst, Italian, lamb, turkey or chorizo and pre-cook (see below). Or make a dinner quick and easy by choosing ready-to-serve sausages such as Polish sausages. If onions are large, partially cook them, then cut in halves or quarters.
about 10 Minutes
If sausages are raw (like Bratwurst, lamb, turkey or Italian), steam in a little water in covered frying pan, or prick several times, cover with waxed paper and microwave at Medium-High (70% power) for 4 to 6 minutes turning and rearranging twice. Steam or microwave onions with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water for 2 minutes.
Basting Sauce: Mix together garlic, oil, balsamic vinegar, thyme, mustard, and honey.
Cut sausages into 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) chunks. Alternately thread sausages, plum quarters and onions onto skewers. Place on oiled rack in preheated barbecue over medium heat; grill, brushing with basting sauce, for 3 or 4 minutes per side or until onions are barely tender.
Note: Microwave recipes tested in a 700-watt microwave oven. Power level terminology in microwave ovens varies; check your owner's manual and use whichever word or number gives you the same percentages as in the recipe (High is always 100%). If your oven differs, cooking times may vary.