Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
I saw this on 30 Minute Meals. I've never had cooked radishes but they looked yummy. Putting this here for safekeeping.
- 2 bunches radishes, about 1 pound, trimmed of tops and roots
- 1 1⁄2 cups chicken stock
- 2 tablespoons butter, cut into bits
- 1 large shallot, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- salt and pepper
- Place radishes in a skillet with stock, butter , shallots, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper.
- Cover the pan and bring to a boil.
- Uncover the pan and reduce heat to medium. Cook radishes 10 to 15 minutes and if the stock has not cooked away, remove radishes and cook down to 1/2 cup, about 2 minutes.
I have to respectfully disagree with the other commenter. These are amazing. I make these ALL THE TIME but I usually omit the shallot because I never have many fancy ingredients in my pantry and I'm generally too cheap and lazy to go to the grocery store often. Anyway, these are a great low cal, low carb, tasty side dish...or main dish if you love radishes like I do. Once cooked, the radish doesn't taste anything like it does when it's raw...it almost tastes like a combo of potato and parsnip. That's why these are so great on a diet! Try it - you might be surprised. I've made these for a lot of folks and the reviews are usually resoundingly positive.
I did not have chicken stock, but I had about a cup of chicken broth. I thawed that and added 1/2 c. water and 3 bouillon cubes. I followed the rest of the recipe, except I substituted garlic/onion for the shallot.. I might have added a tad too much salt, BUT it's delicious. I had a hard time leaving the radishes alone while I reduced the sauce. I love radishes, be they "strong" or a bit more mellow. I think the cooking mellowed these slightly. Great dish.
Loved this. I chose this recipe to introduce my children to radishes. They love cooked turnip, and my 8 year old asked right away if they were related. The sweet and flavourful sauce was excellent. I will be making this again.