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Spicy Brussels Sprouts

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Silvered almonds 1 Ounce (3 Tablespoon)
  Crushed yellow mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fennel seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cooked brussels sprouts 3 Cup (48 tbs), halved
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped fresh ginger/Japanese pickled ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Place a large, heavy, nonreactive skillet, over moderately high heat.
2) Add oil and heat up for about 30 seconds.
3) Saute the almonds and add the mustard, cumin and fennel seeds.
4) Cook, by stirring, until the nuts and spices are fragrant and dark, about 15 seconds.
5) Lower the heat to moderate to add the brussels sprouts, cayenne and ginger.
6) Stir vegetables to heat up and combine thoroughly for about 4 minutes. Add a few tablespoons of water if the vegetables look dry.
7) Season the sprouts with 1 tablespoon of lime juice or as per your taste.

SERVING
8) Sprinkle salt and pepper, if desired to serve hot.

TIPS
The sprouts can be covered tightly and refrigerated for up to 1 day; reheat before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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