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Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts

Incredibly Delicious Brussels Sprouts

Pan fried brussels sprouts are absolutely incredible and you can make this in the fraction of the time it would take for roasting them!
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb brussels sprouts
  • 3 tbsp olive oil plus additional if needed
  • 3 tbsp butter plus additional if needed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • garlic powder to taste


  • Wash your brussels sprouts and then cut in half (from top to stalk).
  • Heat your frying pan (preferably cast iron!) to medium high heat. Add 3 tbsp each of olive oil and butter until butter is melted and mixture is hot.
  • Add the sliced brussels sprouts cut side down and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes until browned. You'll want to check on them (turn over) periodically to make sure that they are not browning too much or burning.
    Brussels Sprouts Pan Fried
  • Once the cut side is browned, turn over and cook the other side for approximately 5-7 minutes. Again, turn over and check periodically to ensure that they are not over browning or burning.
    Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts
  • Toss everything together a bit, and then add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste.



Simple, quick, easy and delicious. What more do you want in a side?  These brussels sprouts are delicious and even the most die hard carnivore will appreciate!!  
Keyword Brussels sprouts, vegetablesidedish