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Orange-Glazed Baby Carrots

QUICK FACTS

  PREPARATION TIME
10 min (for 4 serves)

 
  COOKING TIME
10 min (for 4 serves)
  DINNER
Side Dish
 

SUMMARY

 

A classic French side dish; Freshly squeezed orange juice gives a sweet-sour taste to baby carrots. Aside from giving color to your plate, baby carrots are nutritious indeed for they are abundant in beta carotene, potassium and fibre. This recipe is low in fat, GI and calorie, it only has 82 kcalories per serve!

INGREDIENTS

200 g
  Baby Carrots
5 g
  Reduced-Fat Butter
0.50 tablespoon (14 g)
  Honey
0.13 cup (31 g)
  Water
1 g
  Sea Salt
0.25 cup (66 g)
  Orange Juice, freshly squeezed
1 g
  Black Pepper, ground
8 g
  Fresh Parsley Leaves, chopped
 

METHOD

1.  In a large skillet, heat butter to medium, then add honey, water and salt. Simmer over mediuum-high  for 2-3 minutes.

2.  Add baby carrots and orange juice and cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often until the liquid is a syrupy glaze and the carrots are crisp and tender.

3.  Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

4.  Serve with grilled fish, pork or poultry.

  NUTRITIONAL PANEL
Per Serve
Energy:
320.7 kJ  (76.6 kcal)
Protein:
1.1 g
Total Fat:
1.1 g
-Saturated:
0.6 g
-Mono-Unsaturated:
0.3 g
-Poly-Unsaturated:
0.0 g
Total Carbs:
13.9 g
-Complex Carbs:
0.0 g
-Sugar:
13.9 g
Fibre:
3.7 g
Water:
139.8 mL
Alcohol:
0.0 g
Cholesterol:
3.3 mg
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