Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 21 mins Yields 6-8

This brussels sprouts recipe has a hint of sweetness and a pop of heat to give your tastebuds lots of flavor. Add this flavorful dish to any protein for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed of loose leaves and halved through core
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Craisins

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter. Add Brussels sprouts and cook until browned 6-8 minutes, making sure all the pieces get browned. Stir in broth, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, thyme and cayenne. Cover and turn heat to medium-low. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until Brussels sprouts are tender.
  2. Uncover and increase heat to medium-high. Cook until liquid is almost evaporated (approximately 5 minutes). Turn off heat and still in remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, 1 Tablespoon of maple syrup, vinegar, and Craisins. Season with salt and pepper.

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Recipe Notes

Craisins are dried cranberries. You may also use raisins or dried cherries. 
TIP :  to plump dried berries, cherries or raisins add to a small bowl of warm water and let sit for about 15 minutes. 
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