Copycat Kung Pao Brussel SproutsCopycat Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts
Copycat Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts
Copycat Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts
If you’ve never met a Brussels sprout that you liked, this vegetarian version of Kung Pao Chicken may just be the thing that changes your mind. Roasted Brussels sprouts are coated in a ginger garlic soy sauce and a dash of sriracha for a dish you can’t forget!
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Copycat Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts
Prep Time45 Minutes
Servings6
Cook Time45 Minutes
Ingredients
2 lbs Brussels sprouts, halved
4 Tbsp vegetable oil, divided
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 Tbsp finely chopped peeled ginger
1/3 cup tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup water, plus 1 tablespoon
3 Tbsp light brown sugar
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
2 tsp sriracha
2 tsp cornstarch
6 dried chiles de árbol, lightly crushed
1/4 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a medium bowl, combine the Brussels sprouts, 3 tablespoons oil, salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a large, rimmed baking sheet and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring once, until tender and browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add the ginger and garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil and sriracha. Bring to a boil. In another small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and the remaining 1 tablespoon water. Stir into the sauce and boil until thickened, about 1 minute. Add the chiles and remove from the heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the roasted Brussels sprouts, peanuts and sauce. Toss to coat and serve immediately.  
45 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
6
Servings

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Makes 6 servings
2 lbs Brussels sprouts, halved
Produce Brussel Sprouts
Produce Brussel Sprouts, 1 Pound
$2.99/lb$2.99/lb
4 Tbsp vegetable oil, divided
Essential Everyday Vegetable Oil, Pure
Essential Everyday Vegetable Oil, Pure, 24 Ounce
$3.39$0.14/oz
1/4 tsp salt
Morton Salt
Morton Salt, 26 Ounce
$1.69$0.07/oz
1/4 tsp pepper
Essential Everyday Black Pepper, Pure Ground
Essential Everyday Black Pepper, Pure Ground, 3 Ounce
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2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Fresh Bulk Garlic
Fresh Bulk Garlic, 0.15 Pound
$1.05 avg/ea$6.99/lb
1 Tbsp finely chopped peeled ginger
1/3 cup tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
Essential Everyday Soy Sauce, Less Sodium
Essential Everyday Soy Sauce, Less Sodium, 10 Fluid ounce
$2.79$0.28/fl oz
1/4 cup water, plus 1 tablespoon
Cub Drinking Water, Purified
Cub Drinking Water, Purified, 1 Gallon
$1.39$1.39/gal
3 Tbsp light brown sugar
Essential Everyday Sugar, Light Brown, Pure
Essential Everyday Sugar, Light Brown, Pure, 32 Ounce
$2.49$0.08/oz
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
Nakano Rice Vinegar, Mild & Mellow, Natural
Nakano Rice Vinegar, Mild & Mellow, Natural, 12 Fluid ounce
$4.19 was $4.69$0.35/fl oz
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
Dynasty Sesame Seed Oil
Dynasty Sesame Seed Oil, 5 Ounce
$4.79$0.96/oz
2 tsp sriracha
Sriracha Chili Sauce, Hot
Sriracha Chili Sauce, Hot, 28 Ounce
$6.99$0.25/oz
2 tsp cornstarch
Essential Everyday Corn Starch
Essential Everyday Corn Starch , 12 Ounce
$2.39$0.20/oz
6 dried chiles de árbol, lightly crushed
1/4 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts
Essential Everyday Peanuts, Unsalted, Dry Roasted
Essential Everyday Peanuts, Unsalted, Dry Roasted, 16 Ounce
$2.49 was $2.59$0.16/oz

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a medium bowl, combine the Brussels sprouts, 3 tablespoons oil, salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a large, rimmed baking sheet and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring once, until tender and browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add the ginger and garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil and sriracha. Bring to a boil. In another small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and the remaining 1 tablespoon water. Stir into the sauce and boil until thickened, about 1 minute. Add the chiles and remove from the heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the roasted Brussels sprouts, peanuts and sauce. Toss to coat and serve immediately.