Macritchie's Fried Brussels Sprouts

Recipe by MacRitchie
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Check brussels sprouts for old, tough outer leaves and remove. Slice them in half, especially if they are larger than golf balls.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium to medium high heat. Add the sprouts.
  • Fry the sprouts, making sure both sides are browned. Sear them so they are quite dark, then reduce the heat and continue to cook about 5 minutes, shaking the pan periodically.
  • Add the garlic and when the pan has cooled to medium low heat. Then add the basil, salt and pepper.
  • Spill a little water in the pan, enough to make a steam, and cover with a lid for the last three minutes to be sure the sprouts are tender.
  • Put in a serving dish and sprinkle with a little lemon juice if desired.
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