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Wok-fried Brussels sprouts with ginger

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Wok-fried Brussels sprouts with ginger

Starter Serves 4 20 min
Sprouts are effectively mini cabbages, and can be shredded and stir-fried in the same way. Serve as part of your Christmas lunch, or on its own with rice.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 shallots or 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 600g Brussels sprouts, finely shredded
  • 4cm fresh ginger, cut into very fine strips
  • 4cm crystallised stem ginger, cut into very fine strips
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a wok, add the shallots or onion, plus the garlic and chilli, and fry quickly for about 2 minutes, without browning.
  • Step 2

    Add the shredded sprouts and the fresh and crystallised ginger.
  • Step 3

    Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons of water, cover and steam for 3 minutes. Season to taste and serve.

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