Gingered Brussels Sprouts

"A recent recipe request looking for dishes for 1 or 2 reminded me of an old cookbook dedicated to that topic. Though I have not made this in a while, it was one of my favorite sides. Posting it here so it doesn't get lost and to share it with others. The flavors in this side work quite nicely with a simple roasted or grilled meat or fish."
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  • If you are using fresh brussels sprouts, trim off bottoms and remove any loose or discolored outer leaves. Rinse in warm water and drain.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine everything save the sprouts and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and let the liquid simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add sprouts, cover and cook until the vegetables are crisp-tender. For fresh sprouts, cooking time is about 10 minutes. For frozen, it will be a minute or so less.

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  1. I loved the flavor of this dish. I used fresh and cooked them for 15 minutes and they still were a bit on the raw side. Next time I will steam the sprouts in a steamer basket using the sauce as the liquid. Adding the sprouts to the liquid the last few minutes of cooking. Thanks for posting. Made for Spring PAC 2009. :)
  2. We really enjoyed these! I love brussel sprouts, but have never had them with these flavors. I was really glad I tried the combo -- it was a nice change. I used fresh brussel sprouts and skipped the sugar. I steamed these in the microwave for about 6 minutes, so I used a lot less broth. Yummy!
  3. Brilliant combination of flavors - we really enjoyed this recipe, Make sure that you do not overcook the sprouts. Thanks toni will definately make these again 5 April08 Made them again and enjoyed them just as much
  4. I am pretty much the only person I know that likes brussel sprouts and I think that is because most people have never had them any other way than boiled to within an inch of their lives. So, this is a really good way to show people that sprouts don't have to be mushy and boring. I used chicken stock as I had some open from last night's meal and splenda and it was a nice tangy sauce. I served these with simply steamed fish and then drizzled the sauce left in the pan over the fish and that worked great. Made for PAC spring 2008.
  5. This as a nice side dish with chicken! Didn't add any Splenda and loved the kick of the red pepper flakes!! Thanks toni! :)


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