Brussels sprouts, when cooked well, are damned delicious. This Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry combines them with Flank Steak to leave you drooling for more.

Steak and Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

The internet was made for haters and porn – as eloquently put by Aisha Tyler. A statement I believe to be 100% based upon solid hard earned fact. So let’s talk a minute about haters. Those people who just seethe bad juju no matter what. They can suck the joy out of the best things in life, and not in a fun way.  You know what I hate? A hater. It’s boring.

Brussels Sprouts are victims are unrelenting hate. Every one I know hates these tiny green cabbages. And just why? No one really knows. They just know that they hate them. Mom boiled the hell out of these little babies and they were bland mushy tasteless balls of hate. A mistake so horrid that poor brussels sprouts are often left alone and sad in the market to never be tried by long grown boring brussels victims. Sad, but, I’m not one to hold a grudge, and brussels sprouts, when cooked well, like many things, are damned delicious.

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 2
Stir frys are all about having everything ready to go. They come together quick and are awesome in flavor with crunchy veggies and perfect meat. But, if you stall in the middle it can all come crashing down. I'm not one for sticking to the rules, but I never skip a proper mise en place when cooking a stir fry.

Ingredients  

  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil divided
  • 1 lbs brussels sprouts cut into halves
  • 8 oz flank or skirt steak thinly sliced against the grain
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 scallions whites chopped and greens sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh peeled ginger minced
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and cut on a bias
  • 1 chile or jalapeno pepper sliced into thin rings, seeds discarded
  • hot rice for serving

Instructions 

  • Whisk the oyster sauce, soy sauce and vinegar in a small bowl. Add water and stir to combine. Set aside
  • Heat 2 tbs vegetable oil in a large heavy wok or skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • When the oil is hot, add the brussels sprouts and cook, tossing as needed, until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Cover and cook for 3 minutes longer. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a large bowl, cover, and set aside. Set wok back over heat.
  • Sprinkle the steak liberally with salt. 
  • Add 1 tbsp of the oil back to the wok and swirl to coat. When oil is just starting to smoke, toss the steak in a single layer and cook until almost fully browned, about 3 minutes, turning every 30 seconds. Add the steak to the bowl with the brussels, cover and set aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbsp oil to the wok. Add the scallion whites, garlic and ginger. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. 
  • Add the carrots and pepper, tossing gently, until carrots are slightly tender, but still crispy, about 2 minutes.
  • Return the brussels sprouts and steak to the wok, along with any accumulated juices, and pour in the soy sauce mixture. Toss to coat and cook until the sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes. 
  • Remove from heat, serve with hot rice and garnish with sliced scallion greens.

Notes

Bon Appetit Magazine March 2013

Nutrition

Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1703mg | Potassium: 1591mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 12140IU | Vitamin C: 202.3mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 5.9mg
Author: Kita Roberts

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  1. Holy crap that looks good. I love brussels. I used to not like them as a kid but what kid does like green things? But thankfully I gave them another try when I got older and saw the light.

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