Friday, November 13, 2009

Roasted Brussel Sprouts-Chinese Style

Brussel sprouts or miniature cabbages are leafy green buds of wild cabbage family.I first saw them while in US and there I used these mostly in roasted form and rarely in gravies.I roast them based on this recipe adding spices of my choice and serve them as a side or salad whatever way you take it.I never expected these to be available in Bangalore and was pleasantly surprised to see them .As usual I roasted them,but this time in Chinese style and these were finished within minutes,TG,I took some pics beforehand itself.

Brussels Sprouts: 1 cup cleaned and halved

Soy sauce
Green chilli sauce:a dash
Red Chilli paste/Redchilly Flakes + vinegar: as per taste
Garlic: 1-2 cloves minced/paste
White pepper powder /Fresh black pepper
Vegetable/Sesame oil: 1-2 tsp +/-

Clean and halve the brussel sprouts and toss them together with the marinade/dressing ingredients.Spread them in a single layer in a lightly greased /lined baking sheet and optionally sprinkle more pepper and oil on top of this.

Roast in a preheated oven at 450F for 15-20 minutes till they turn brown.Serve as per choice.

This is a simple and easy dish and you can play with the spices as per availability.I sometimes go for garam masala or Italian seasoning .This time I used the Chinese style spices er Indo Chinese to be precise and not the authentic Chinese five spice powder.I hope Vaishali accepts them at IAVW:Chinese .


Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely recipe..thanks for sharing

Priya Suresh said...

WOw love this simple roasted brussel sprouts CL!

Cham said...

I usually roast them too with chilli pepper! The chinese version sounds good and tasty!

Sumi said...

I have some brussels sprouts left in my refrigerator.Never tried roasting before.Tis sounds new and intersting, let me try it this time.

Tina said...

So simple and delicious....

Vaishali said...

Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite veggies and I love how you made them with Chinese seasonings. Just delicious. Thanks for sending these to IAVW!

Soma said...

Lovely idea to make brussel sprouts. No one eats this in my hoem, but I am so crazy about vegetables. I will make this for me;-)


Malar Gandhi said...

Never been a fan fo this vegetable, but this roasted sounds kool, wish to try this version for sure. Have a box lying untouched...thanks for sharing this recipe:)

Sunitha said...

Looks fantastic

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