Brussels sprouts with bacon

Brussels sprouts with bacon

Stir-frying sprouts keeps them firm and crunchy.

By , 21 September 2015
Brussels sprouts with bacon
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Serves: 8
  • Price: 50p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 122g serving contains
  • Fat med
    10.1g
    14%
  • Saturates med
    3.2g
    16%
  • Sugars low
    3.3g
    4%
  • Salt med
    0.4g
    7%
  • Energy 561KJ 134KCAL
    7%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 460kJ/110kcal.
Ingredients
  • 600g Brussels sprouts trimmed
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, roughly chopped
  • 3 shallots – finely chopped
  • 25g butter
Method
  • Add the sprouts to a pan of boiling water, bring back to the boil and simmer for 4 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse under cold running water until cold. Cut in half or leave whole if they are small.

  • Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a wok and stir-fry the bacon for 2 minutes. Add the shallots and cook until the bacon starts to crisp and the shallots are soft. Add the sprouts and another 1 tbsp oil to the wok and stir fry for 4 minutes.

  • Remove from the heat, add the butter and toss to coat. Put in a warm serving dish and season with pepper.