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Glazed Carrots With Five Spices

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Glazed carrots with five spices is a flavorful yet simple preparation of carrots. Skillet cooked with honey and lemon juice for flavor, the glazed carrots are served fresh, tender and juicy.
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Carrots 8 Medium, peeled and sliced diagonally 1/2 inch thick
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Ground cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon

In a heavy 10 inch skillet, bring the water to a boil and add the carrots, cinnamon stick, cumin, ginger, coriander, and cayenne pepper.
Adjust the heat so that the liquid bubbles gently, cover, and simmer for 12 minutes.
Uncover, add the honey and lemon juice, raise the heat to high, and boil until all the liquid has evaporated and the carrots are just tender about 4 minutes.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.2%

Saturated Fat 0.27 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 342.7 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.4%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.2%

Sugars 31.8 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 1635.9% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 17.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Glazed Carrots With Five Spices Recipe