Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Green Onions and Cilantro

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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Green Onions and CilantroRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas  

"Brussels sprouts are best when caramelized," says Gavin Kaysen. "Tossing the roasted vegetables with rich, salty fish sauce enhances the sweet notes created by the cooking process."

Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
2 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons sambal oelek
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, quartered
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 shallot, minced
1 (1-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Hands-on: 19 Minutes
Total: 19 Minutes

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk; set aside.

2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; add sprouts to pan. Cook 4 minutes or until beginning to brown. Stir in butter; cook 4 minutes or until caramelized and crisp-tender. Add shallot, ginger, and garlic to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add lime juice mixture to pan; cook 3 minutes or until syrupy. Stir in green onions and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 97
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 259 mg
Calcium 44 mg
Sugars 5 g
Est. Added Sugars 2 g