Fried Brussels Sprouts with Spicy Orange Honey

Fried Brussels sprouts with a bit of zesty orange makes for a craveable and delicious dish!

Serves: 6Prep: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut in half and very dry
  • Kosher salt
  • Oil, for frying

Directions

  • In a bowl whisk together honey, orange zest and cayenne pepper; set aside.
  • Line a plate with a few layers of paper towels; set aside.
  • Heat at least 3” of oil to 375°F in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat. Fry Brussels sprouts in small batches, 3-4 minutes, until deeply golden brown. Drain on prepared plate; sprinkle with kosher salt.
  • Transfer to serving dish and drizzle with honey.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: Frying Brussels sprouts in small batches will prevent oil temperature from dropping too much, making the sprouts greasy instead of crispy.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut in half and very dry
  • Kosher salt
  • Oil, for frying

Directions

  • In a bowl whisk together honey, orange zest and cayenne pepper; set aside.
  • Line a plate with a few layers of paper towels; set aside.
  • Heat at least 3” of oil to 375°F in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat. Fry Brussels sprouts in small batches, 3-4 minutes, until deeply golden brown. Drain on prepared plate; sprinkle with kosher salt.
  • Transfer to serving dish and drizzle with honey.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: Frying Brussels sprouts in small batches will prevent oil temperature from dropping too much, making the sprouts greasy instead of crispy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium115mg
Total Carbohydrate76g
Dietary Fiber18g
Sugars45g
Protein16g