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    Stir-fried sprouts with sesame and ginger

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes

    Serves: 2 (or 4 as a side)


    2 tbsp groundnut oil
    4 salad onions, trimmed and cut into matchsticks
    15g fresh root ginger, cut into matchsticks
    350g brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved or quartered
    2 tsp sesame seeds
    1 tbsp light soya sauce
    2 tsp toasted sesame oil


    1. Place a wok or large, deep frying pan over a high heat. Add the groundnut oil and heat through for a few seconds, then add the salad onions and ginger matchsticks, stir-frying for 1 minute.

    2. Throw the brussels sprouts into the pan and stir-fry briskly for 3 minutes, until almost tender. Add the sesame seeds and cook for 1 minute. Season with the soya sauce and a little salt. Remove the pan from the heat. Drizzle with the sesame oil and serve straight away as a side dish or with rice or noodles as a main course.

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, December 2017 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue


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