Caramelised Orange Sprout & Pancetta Stir Fry
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Every year sprouts send a love letter to pancetta. They’re soul mates, and this stir-fry is the dish that’ll make you fall in love with sprouts, too.
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664 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
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  • 2 large potatoes
  • A 300g bag of Brussels sprouts
  • A 35g bag of flaked almonds
  • 1 orange
  • A handful of flat leaf parsley
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • A 70g pack of pancetta
  • A 50g pack of sun dried tomatoes
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
You'll need
  • Pan with lid
  • Colander
  • Large frying pan
  • Bowl
  • Scissors
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Cut the potatoes into 2cm cubes. Remove any scruffy outer leaves from the Brussels sprouts. Put the potatoes in a large pan and cover with boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for 3 mins. Add the sprouts. Cook for 2 mins, then drain.

  • 2.

    Tip the flaked almonds into a dry frying pan. Toast for 2-3 mins until golden. Remove the pan from the heat. Put the almonds into a small bowl. Zest and juice the orange. Finely chop the parsley stalks.

  • 3.

    Peel and finely slice the red onion. Peel and crush the garlic. Snip the pancetta into small pieces with a pair of scissors. Finely slice the sun dried tomatoes.

  • 4.

    Warm the frying pan for 2 mins over a medium heat. Drizzle 1 tbsp oil into the warm frying pan. Cook the onion, garlic, pancetta and sun dried tomatoes for 3 mins till the onion is soft and the pancetta is crisp. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon.

  • 5.

    Keep the pan on the heat and tip in the potatoes and sprouts. Cook for 5 mins, tossing regularly. Some sides of the potatoes should be golden and crisp. The sprouts will begin to blacken.

  • 6.

    Tip the pancetta mix back into the pan and stir together. Add in the parsley stalks, orange juice and zest. Cook for 2 mins.

  • 7.

    Scatter in half of the toasted flaked almonds. Season with plenty of black pepper and toss together. Spoon into warmed bowls with the parsley leaves and remaining almonds.

  • Tip

    Super sprouts This dish is chock full of vitamin C. The Brussels sprouts alone contain a lot more of this vital vitamin than the orange!

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