Toasted sesame sprouts

Toasted sesame sprouts

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Flavour versatile Brussels sprouts with mirin, soy, sesame and chilli and serve as a healthy side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal109
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre8g
  • protein6g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 3½ tbsp sesame seed
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp mirin or Sherry
  • pinch of sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 500g Brussels sprout, roughly chopped
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

    bruss-ell spr-ow-t

    The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are throught to have been cultivated…

  • 1 red chilli, shredded (optional)

Method

  1. Toast the sesame seeds and, while they are still hot, use a pestle and mortar to grind all but ½ tbsp until almost powder-like. Mix the soy and mirin into the crushed seeds, along with the sugar and 2 tsp water.

  2. Heat a large wok, then stir-fry the sprouts with a splash of water until softened but still crunchy. Stir through the sesame paste, then scatter with the remaining sesame seeds and the chilli, if using.

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