Today’s holiday recipe is crispy sweet brussels sprouts and they are absolutely delicious. It’s a simple dish, fried brussels sprouts leaves tossed in a sweet spicy sauce. Total Yumsville!
Crispy sweet brussels sprouts are impossible to walk away from. The leaves are doused in flour and then fried and then tossed in a thick sauce made of sugar, balsamic vinegar, water, cornstarch and red pepper flakes. The first bite will have you wanting more and more.
I love brussels sprouts, no surprise, as I have shared quite a few recipes with brussels sprouts as the primary ingredient. Check these out.
- Lime Laced Brussels Sprouts
- Brussels Sprouts Salad
- Brussels Sprouts and Broccoli with Bacon
- Honey Mustard Pork Summer Salad
There has been a resurgence of brussels sprouts recipes in the past few years. Everybody is eating brussels sprouts, at home, in restaurants, from food trucks – you name it. So it makes sense to indulge my obsession.
One of the great things about crispy sweet brussels sprouts is that you can serve it hot or cold. No matter the temperature this dish will taste great.
You only need the larger and easily removed leaves from the brussels sprouts, but don’t discard the hearts, you can roast them, saute them or shred them. Note to self – share a brussels sprouts hearts recipe soon!
Crispy sweet brussels sprouts are a great holiday dinner side dish, it will add sweetness and character to your meal. Give this recipe a try.