Brussel sprouts marinated in ground pepper, lemon juice and barbecued.
20-25 brussel sprouts, washed, any loose outer leaves removed
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp black pepper powder
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
2 tbsp lemon juice
½ cup water
Salt to taste
Parmesan cheese shavings, to garnish
Bamboo/metal skewers, soaked in water
Wash brussel sprouts. Remove any discoloured leaves. Cut in half or use whole and place in a steamer.
Steam brussel sprouts for five minutes. Once done, remove them and keep aside to cool.
In a large bowl, mix 2 tbsp olive oil , black pepper powder, cayenne pepper and lemon juice along with steamed sprouts. Mix well using hands. Add salt to taste.
Thread the marinated brussel sprouts onto skewers.
Preheat grill to high. Arrange skewers on preheated barbecue, grill sprouts until slightly charred on all sides for about 4-5 minutes. Keep turning while cooking.
Once done garnish with shaved parmesan cheese and serve hot.