Hrishikesh Desai's Brussel Sprouts

Olanta Harding


Premium Supplier 20th December 2023
Olanta Harding


Premium Supplier

Hrishikesh Desai's Brussel Sprouts

60 min

Try Hrishi's Brussels Sprouts with smoked bacon, chestnuts and almonds to fall in love with brussels this Christmas.


Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 kg Brussels sprouts trimmed
  • 125g vacuum pack chestnuts, sliced or crumbled
  • 4 smoked bacon rashers, rind removed and cut into strips/lardons
  • 60g butter
  • 55gm Whole Almonds, skinless
  • Salt and black pepper


Brussels Sprouts

1. Cook off the sprouts in salted boiling water for 5-10 minutes until tender and drain. Refresh in ice water. Remove and drain well.
2. Heat some butter in a pan. Add the smoked bacon lardons and fry well until the bacon is golden and crispy.
3. Then add the almonds and fry until they are golden brown in colour followed by the drained brussels sprouts. Colour the sprouts until they take a bit colour.
4. Finish by adding the remaining butter so the sprouts get roasted properly. Then drain through a colander.
5. Season with salt and pepper, add the sliced chestnuts and toss well. Serve immediately in a large bowl.

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