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ginger glazed carrots

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This makes a great vegetable side dish for any Asian marinated meat dishes.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For ginger glazed carrots

  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 2 c
    carrots, scraped and diagonally sliced
  • 1 md
    onion, quartered
  • 1 c
    pineapple tidbits, drained (reserve juice)
  • 2 tsp
    fresh ginger root, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    reserved pineapple juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    oriental 5 spice blend
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch, mixed with 2 tbsp. cold water

How To Make ginger glazed carrots

  • 1
    Meanwhile, heat onions in 2 Tbsp. peanut oil in wok or frying pan for 2 minutes. Add ginger. Continue to saute until onions are soft.
  • 2
    Add pineapple tidbits. Saute until onions are beginning to caramelize and pineapple starts to brown.
  • 3
    Add carrots and soy sauce, pineapple juice, garlic powder and 5 spice blend. Heat 1 minute. Make a well in center of stir-fry. Add cornstarch mixture. Stir until thickened. Remove from heat. Toss lightly to completely coat.