A plate of stir fry brussel sprouts with garlic.

Fertility recipes: stir fried garlic brussel sprouts

Research out of the United Kingdom indicates that eating brussel sprouts can greatly help your chances of conceiving, as they are packed with folate and other fertility-boosting nutrients – give this recipe a try!

Yum: Try this stir fry brussel sprouts with garlic


  • 3 cups halved brussels sprouts
  • Salt
  • 2-3 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced garlic
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons sugar
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1/4 cup low-salt chicken broth


  1. Blanch brussels sprouts in a large pot of boiling salted water until bright green, about 15 seconds. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and stir until light golden brown, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a small bowl.
  3. Increase heat to high; add brussels sprouts. Stir-fry until they begin to soften, 2–3 minutes. Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar and pepper. Stir-fry for 30 seconds; add chicken broth. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced slightly, about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.

Image and recipe reprinted with permission from www.riceandbread.com and www.healthyaperture.com

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