this broiled Brussel sprouts recipe is super easy and will amaze your family or guests
I never ate Brussel sprouts until about two years ago when my daughter introduced me to this Barbie-sized head of lettuce. That’s all you need to know about my level of cooking skills.
I have missed the entire ingredients from a large font recipe. Until recently, I left the mixer on to run up and start a load of laundry. I didn’t know you can overmix butter and sugar and eggs.
Take a look at my recipes to read a few of the disasters.
Do you remember the Thanksgiving episode of Friends when Rachel intends to make a dessert and ends up with Shepherd’s Pie? The struggle is real in our kitchen.
On a girls’ trip to the mountains, a close friend shared this broiled Brussel sprouts recipe with me.
A few weeks later she had to coach me when I mistook broiled for boil. When I finally got it right I committed her recipe to memory.
The key to this recipe is my friend’s secret ingredient that adds a bit of fancy and sweet at the same time.
A spicy chili sauce found in the aisle with the marinades. Who knew there was an aisle for marinades? I venture down the coffee aisle and the baking aisle.
Tip: The Kroger brand is 1/2 the price.
There is a whole new world in Aisle 8 at Kroger.
BROILED BRUSSEL SPROUTS RECIPE
This is a side dish that has such a big wow factor. Your friends and family will be amazed and just pin this for a Thanksgiving side dish.
It’s so yummy! My goal is to get all my boys to try this recipe.
The recipe says to toss the artichokes after they broiled for a few minutes. But, I have tossed them in a the spicy chili sauce before I broil. Either way, you get a yummy charred Brussel sprout with a touch of sweet. It’s a great recipe to introduce to your picky eaters!
BROILED BRUSSEL SPROUTS FOR BEGINNERS
- 12 BRUSSEL SPROUTS
- 2-4 TBSP OLIVE OIL
- DASH SALT + PEPPER
- 3-4 TBSP SPICY CHILI SAUCE
- 1. CUT OFF ENDS OF BRUSSEL SPROUTS
- 2. CUT THEM EITHER INTO HALVES OR QUARTERS DEPENDING ON THEIR SIZE
- 3. TOSS WITH OLIVE OIL ADD SALT AND/OR PEPPER TO TASTE
- 4. LAYOUT ON EITHER A BAKING SHEET OR A CAST IRON SKILLET
- 5. BROIL FOR 3-5 MINUTES UNTIL THE ENDS BEGIN TO CHAR
- 6. REMOVE FROM OVEN, TOSS WITH SWEET CHILI SAUCE AND SERVE.
- 7. ENJOY WITH A GLASS OF WINE
Minus the Brussel sprouts, olive oil, salt and pepper the only ingredients you need are Brussel sprouts and a spicy chili sauce.
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