Pic of Honey and soy roast carrots

Honey and soy roast carrots

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Honey and soy roast carrots

Side Serves 4 1h
Roasted carrots in a sweet but spicy glaze. You can use swede instead of carrots in this recipe, if you've got some to use up. It works well as a side dish with chicken, or serve as an accompaniment to a stir-fry.


  • 750g bunched carrots
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • pinch dried chilli
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • toasted sesame seeds (optional)


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 50 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C/Gas 4.
  • Step 2

    Scrub and trim the carrots, then cut them in to batons. Put them in a roasting tin and pour over the oil, honey, soy, chilli and fennel with the sesame seeds, if using.
  • Step 3

    Cover dish with foil and cook for 20 minutes, then remove foil and continue cooking for a further 30 minutes or so until the carrots are tender, slightly browned and have a caramelised appearance.

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