Brussels Sprout Barbecue Chips

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Looking for a new nibble to serve at cocktail hour? Separating the leaves is a bit tedious, I’ll admit, but it can be done well in advance.  A quick flash fry and you’ll have an irresistible treat that will be the talk of the party.
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Vegetable oil for frying

1 pound Brussels sprouts

Your favorite barbecue seasoning, to taste (I use 2 Brothers Original Seasoning)

Trim the base of each sprout and gently pull away the leaves, stopping when they become too small and tight…discard the very interior bits.  Dry the leaves with a paper towel.

Heat 2 inches of vegetable oil in a heavy skillet or saucepan over high heat. (my wok works well) Test the oil temperature with a sprout leaf…it should sizzle immediately.  Fry the leaves, in batches, for 2 minutes, or until golden and crunchy.  Drain on paper towels and season with barbecue seasoning to taste while still hot.   Let cool slightly before serving.

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5 Comments

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    cookinginsens
    September 24, 2013 at 11:13 am

    Sounds good!

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    Darya
    September 24, 2013 at 11:15 am

    I love this! Will definitely try it when I get some Brussels sprouts!

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    whatscookinginjaneskitchen
    September 24, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Totally fantastic photograph, I have to try this! Thank you 🙂

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    Lokness
    September 25, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Beautiful brussels sprout chips! They sure sounds tasty!

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    kori
    October 9, 2013 at 11:11 am

    I’ve made chips out of almost every vegetable….but never heard of these! they look great!

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