These honey sriracha brussels sprouts are packed with flavour and SO easy to make. They only take 15 minutes to prepare and roast in under 30 minutes. The perfect side dish for your holiday or Thanksgiving menu.
What can we say about brussels sprouts? Whether you're in a love or hate relationship with them, we've got you sorted. These honey sriracha brussels sprouts are packed with flavour that'll keep even the hater going back for more. Think sticky honey perfectly matched with funky, tangy sriracha and other yummy Thai flavors. What's not to love?
The heat is easily adjustable in these, but if you aren't so keen on the spice at all you need to make our amazing Caramelized Brussels Sprouts instead. They're just as flavorful and everything you need for a Thanksgiving side. These are simple and easy to throw together to minimize stress on the big day. If after some more traditional flavors, try our Roasted Rutabaga with Herbs.
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⭐ Why you'll love this recipe
Here are some reasons why you need this sriracha brussels sprouts recipe in your life:
Easy - these are so easy to make and even quicker to make if you buy pre-prepared brussels sprouts. Plus, the glaze is so simple to whip together.
Flavor - we go for flavor on full power for these sprouts. Other recipes can be very basic, but here we give you the serious upgrade in flavor you are all craving.
Glazed - the honey and sriracha are perfectly combined into a glorious sticky glaze that coats and caramelizes the brussels sprouts. What's not to love?
Exciting - if you're after a different, more vibrant side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays, here it is. It'll wake up your taste buds for sure!
Healthier - these sprouts are very low in saturated fat and high in protein and fibre, giving you a healthier option for a side dish.
You only need simple ingredients for this honey sriracha brussels sprouts recipe, this is what you'll need:
Brussels sprouts - make sure you get nice sized brussels sprouts as they are perfect for this. Sprouts are best after the first frost flavor wise.
Sriracha - you'll need this Thai sriracha hot sauce, it's packed with flavour, spice and funk. A really delicious addition to these brussels sprouts.
Honey - the perfect natural medium for sweetness. It lends to caramelization and helps create an amazing glaze.
Sesame oil - the sesame oil is purely for flavor, it gives a wonderful roasted sesame note throughout the sprouts that you will not want to miss. Make sure you use a toasted sesame oil if you can!
Fish sauce - this stuff is for flavor too, giving you salty, umami, funky goodness which works so well with all the other ingredients. You can the omit fish sauce if you wish, but we highly recommend keeping it in!
We know you love to mix things up with customizations, so here are some of our recommendations for our honey sriracha brussels sprouts recipe:
Adjust the spice - tone down the spice by halving the amount of sriracha in the recipe if you don't like things too spicy. Or add more if you're a heat lover!
Other veggies - switch out the brussels sprouts or add in other veggies to create some amazing honey sriracha veggies. We suggest using sweet potato, butternut squash and parsnips. YUM.
Bacon - want to take it to the next level completely? Add in some diced pancetta to roast with the sprouts to add even more flavor.
Maple syrup - if you wish, you could switch out the honey for maple syrup, but then they obviously wouldn't be honey sriracha brussels sprouts any longer.
🔪 How to make brussels sprouts
Follow these simple step by step guides to success for this honey sriracha brussels sprouts recipe:
- Add in the honey, sriracha, sesame oil, fish sauce and soy sauce to a small bowl and whisk together.
- Toss the halved and prepared brussels sprouts with the glaze mixture in a larger bowl until evenly coated.
- On a parchment lined baking sheet, spread the brussels sprouts out in one layer, placing them cut side down.
- Roast in the oven at 200oC/400oF for 20-25 minutes until caramelized and tender.
👩🍳 Expert tips
Make sure to read and follow these expert tips to ensure complete success with this honey sriracha brussels sprouts recipe:
Parchment - be sure to line your baking sheet with parchment paper, it helps with clean up. The glaze can get baked on pretty hard if you don't.
Honey - honey burns quite easily, it's high in sugar content so we'd recommend keeping a close eye on the brussels sprouts. Every oven is different, yours may have a hot spot.
Caramelization - you should have a nice level of caramelization after 20-25 minutes. but if you don't and the sprouts are nice and tender simply broil (grill) for a minute or use a mini blow torch to help you out if you want a bit more.
Cut side down - No need to flip these as you'll get better caramelization if you don't. Simply does it.
🍽 What to serve them with
These sriracha brussels sprouts are incredible topped and garnished with some chopped honey roasted peanuts and sliced green onions. Here are some other recommendations too:
The Perfect Crispy Roast Chicken
The Ultimate Chicken and Gravy
Sticky Spicy Baked Chicken Wings
Or simply a nice chargrilled steak or roasted beef joint, or any favorite meat!
💭 Recipe FAQs
The most important way is to ensure you get them in season and after the first frost. Otherwise make sure you use one of our recipes to add flavorings that complement but mask the bitterness.
To get a good caramelization when roasting brussels sprouts you need to have the oven at a hot temperature. But to really ensure you get a good color, the key is to use some form of sugar, such as honey, maple syrup or just regular sugar.
If reheating these, just place on a lined baking sheet in an oven preheated to 200oC/400oF for 5-10 minutes until nice and hot again. If you wish to use a microwave just reheat at full power for 2-3 minutes but note that they won't be as crispy.
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Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts
- 2 pounds brussels sprouts, dark outsides removed and halved
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
- ¼ cup runny honey
- 3 tablespoons sriracha
- 2 tablespoon light soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons fish sauce
- 2 tablespoons salted honey roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
- 2 tablespoons green onions, finely sliced
- Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.
- Whisk together the honey sriracha glaze ingredients in a small bowl.2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, ¼ cup runny honey, 3 tablespoons sriracha, 2 tablespoon light soy sauce, 2 teaspoons fish sauce
- Toss the prepared halved sprouts with the glaze and spread out in a single layer on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.2 pounds brussels sprouts
- Roast the brussels sprouts for 20-25 minutes until caramelized, tender and sticky all over. No need to flip them. Serve topped with the chopped nuts and green onions if you wish.2 tablespoons salted honey roasted peanuts, 2 tablespoons green onions
- Remove any loose single petals of sprouts from the baking tray otherwise they will just burn up.
- Use parchment paper. This recipe can lead to a rather sticky baked on mess if you don’t.
- Tone down the heat by reducing the sriracha by half if you struggle with spicy.
This is my favourite comfort food, I've made it so often, it's always so good. I mean, weird, yes, but omgomg so very good.
You know in Mulan when Mushu gives her that oatmeal with a bacon and egg smiley face on it and shoves it all in her mouth? I know that's supposed to be congee, which I love a lot. But THIS is what I've always thought of it as being, this exact thing. Plus sprouts.
It's the best, thank you for posting it
This comment made me smile! Thank you, I'm glad you love the recipe!