Seasoned Brussels Sprouts with Bonito Flakes

Seasoned Brussels Sprouts with Bonito Flakes

The crisp boiled brussels sprouts, a light lemony flavor, and bonito flakes make for a flavor you just can't stop eating!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Brussels sprouts (raw)
500 g
Fish sauce
2 teaspoons
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
Chicken soup stock (granulated)
1/4 teasponn
Chili oil (if you like)
about 15 drops
Sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon
Bonito flakes
10 g


1. Remove the outer skin of the brussels sprouts, cut in half, and set aside. There's no need to make more cuts.
2. Cook in boiling water for about 3 minutes. Occasionally, check the hardness to make sure you're not over-boiling. Drain after removing from the water.
3. After draining, soak in ice or run under cold water to cool. Be careful not to over-cool. Drain again.
4. Combine the flavoring ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
5. Add the boiled brussels sprouts and mix.
6. Sprinkle bonito flakes and mix. Leave it for a while to let the delicious flavor set in.
7. This goes well with pasta. You can also add some spice to it as well.

Story Behind this Recipe

Many people hate brussels sprouts. They're not delicious if cooked, but they're delicious if slightly boiled while retaining their crispiness. I put together this recipe to try and get more people to realize how good they are. It's one of my favorite dishes!