Orange-Glazed Carrots With Mint

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

A simple and tasty side dish from Fine Cooking.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    baby carrots
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    shallots, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh mint, chopped
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cut the carrots on the diagonal. (I keep them whole).
  • 2
    Heat the oil in a 9-inch saute pan over moderate heat.
  • 3
    Add the carrots and cook until lightly browned on all sides, about 3 minutes per side.
  • 4
    Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Add the ginger, garlic, and shallots and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the shallots are softened, 5-7 minutes.
  • 6
    Add the honey, orange juice, soy sauce and water.
  • 7
    Cover with a round of waxed paper that fits snugly on the vegetables.
  • 8
    Cook the carrots slowly on top of the stove, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are tender and the juices have formed a glaze, 30-40 minutes.
  • 9
    Garnish with the mint.

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