alton brown's glazed carrots

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By Carol Davis
from Silver City, NM

I recently found this on Facebook - I'm an Alton Brown fan. It sounded really good - guess what - it is! I lowered the chili powder and adjusted the cooking time, it took longer to glaze than he suggested, maybe because I'm high altitude.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For alton brown's glazed carrots

  • 1 lb
    carrots, about 7 medium, peeled and cut on the bias 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • pinch
    salt
  • 1 c
    good-quality ginger ale
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder
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How To Make alton brown's glazed carrots

  • 1
    In a 12-inch saute pan over medium heat, combine carrots, butter, salt and ginger ale. Cover and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, remove the lid, stir, and reduce heat to low. Cover again and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Remove the lid, add the chili powder and increase the heat to high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until ginger ale is reduced to a glaze, approximate 10 minutes. Pour into a serving dish and sprinkle with fresh parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.

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