Make these deep-fried sprouts with tahini, then check out our classic deep-fried Brussels sprouts, Brussels sprouts with bacon and chestnuts and roast sprouts.


  • 400g brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • for frying vegetable oil


  • STEP 1

    Make 3 horizontal cuts and 2 vertical cuts down into the leafy top of each sprout, cutting 2/3 deep.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the tahini, yogurt, lemon juice and some seasoning with 2-3 tbsp of water or until a drizzle-able consistency.

  • STEP 3

    Fill a pan no more 1/3 full with oil and heat to 180C or until a cube of bread browns in 30 seconds. Fry the sprouts in batches for 3-4 minutes or until the edges are turning crisp and golden brown, and the sprouts are tender and starting to open up like a flower. Be careful as the oil can spit at first.

  • STEP 4

    Drain onto kitchen paper and season. Serve with the dip.

Try one of our other exciting veggie sides for Christmas

citrus carrots

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating