Sauteed Brussel Sprouts with Lemon, Garlic and Red Chili Flakes
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5 from 4 votes

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Garlic, and Red Chili Flakes

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts are not just for Thanksgiving. Enjoy these easy and delicious Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Garlic, and Red Chili Flakes all year thanks to this easy to follow recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to sauté Brussel Sprouts, What is the best way to cook Brussels Sprouts?
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 168
Author: Jessica Randhawa


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1.5 tsp red chili flakes
  • 8 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • salt + pepper, to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until oil is warm and shimmering.
  • Add the Brussels sprouts, stirring occasionally to prevent burning, some caramelization is ok. 
  • Sauté until fork tender, continuing to stir occasionally. I like my Brussels sprouts on the softer side, so I cooked mine for a little longer (approx. 20 minutes).
  • Reduce heat to medium-low. Add the butter, chili flakes, and garlic. Mix well.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 609mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1405IU | Vitamin C: 132.7mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2.3mg
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