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brussels sprouts in a gray skillet on a wooden surface

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pork Belly

  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 1hr
  • Total Time: 1hr 10m
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Roasting
  • Cuisine: American


These insanely delicious maple roasted brussels sprouts with pork belly make the ultimate side dish! Flavorful brussels sprouts roasted in a sweet maple glaze with tender pieces of pork belly. It’s sweet, it’s salty, and it’s all made in one pan!


  • 1 lb brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 slices (about 1/2 lb) pork belly, sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper
  • 23 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • *Optional: 1 tablespoon pomegranate arils


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Add brussels sprouts to a large nonstick skillet or baking vessel of your choice. Drizzle in olive oil and sprinkle garlic powder, salt, and fresh cracked black pepper all over, turn sprouts to coat.
  2.  Add in uncooked pieces of pork belly and arrange all around. Lastly, drizzle maple syrup on top and roast for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Brussels sprouts should be golden brown and pork belly should be cooked through and crispy. 
  3. Toss sprouts together to fully coat everything and let cool for 5 minutes. Garnish will pomegranate arils and enjoy!

Keywords: sides, brussels sprouts, vegetables