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White bowl containing vibrant green brussel sprouts covered in vibrant red korean gochujang paste.

Spicy Brussel Sprouts

The ultimate sprouts for those that need convincing. These little green cabbage dudes are smokey, and sweet, charred and spicy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack, Starter
Cuisine Christmas Recipes, Sides & Starters
Servings 4
Calories 228 kcal



  • 2 tbsp Cranberry Sauce or store bought
  • 1.5 tbsp Gochujang
  • 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • Juice of half an Orange
  • Thumb sized piece of Ginger approx 22 grams

For Sprouts

  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • 500 g Brussel Sprouts

To Serve

  • drizzle of Sesame Oil


  • Peel and wash sprouts.
  • Heat oil in a cast iron skillet or frying pan until very hot. Carefully add sprouts. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occassionally.
  • Combine cranberry sauce, gochujang, soy sauce and orange juice in a small pan over medium-low heat - grate in the ginger. Bring to a gentle simmer.
  • Add sauce to sprouts - fry for a further 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Transfer sprouts to serving plate, drizzle with sesame oil and serve immiediately.


Calories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 6gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 538mgPotassium: 580mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 979IUVitamin C: 116mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 2mg
Keyword budget friendly, Christmas, gluten free, vegan, Vegetarian
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