Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts

Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts

  • Author: Lauren
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
  • Category: appetizer


Crispy, pan fried brussel sprouts in sweet, spicy kung pao sauce and creamy wasabi ranch.


  • 1 12-ounce bag brussel sprouts, halved (quartered if very large)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup kung pao sauce

Wasabi Ranch

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon wasabi paste


Kung Pao Brussel Sprouts

  1. Toss the halved or quartered brussel sprouts with cornstarch.  Shake off excess corn starch.
  2. In a large cast iron skillet or sauté pan, heat the oil over high heat.  Sauté 3-5 minutes on each side until well browned and slightly charred.
  3. Turn off heat and toss the sprouts with Kung Pao Sauce.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, ranch and wasabi.  Drizzle over the top or serve along side for dipping.
  5. Optional: crushed wasabi peas for garnish.
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