Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

While this recipe breaks some rules and crosses some cuisines, the flavors are amazing and it makes a great side dish, or main dish if you’re inundated with Brussels Sprouts.  If you don’t have Hoisin sauce, use regular BBQ sauce, it will taste a little different, but they’ll still be good!

This is a great way to introduce non-sprout eating kiddos to this gem.

Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
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Recipe type: Side Dish
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, rinsed, trimmed & cut in quarters
  • 3 slices bacon, sliced into lardon
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ onion, sliced thinly root to tip
  • 1 tsp. minced ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp. seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the onion, garlic, ginger, seasoned rice vinegar, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce in a small bowl.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil, move oven rack to 2nd slot from the top
  3. Turn broiler on high
  4. Dump cleaned Brussels sprouts & bacon on the cookie sheet, drizzle over 1 Tbsp Vegetable oil and rub into the Brussels sprouts
  5. Place on 2nd rack and broil, on high, until sprouts start to brown – about 15 minutes
  6. Pull out of oven, pour soy sauce mixture over the top and mix well
  7. Return to broiler for about 5 minutes.
  8. Remove and drizzle with dark sesame oil – salt & pepper to taste
  9. Serve hot.

 

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