Glazed Curried Carrots With Currants and Almonds

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Cook's Illustrated. I often substitute raisins for the dried currants.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, sprinkle 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder; over medium heat, stir until fragrant, about 2 seconds.
  2. Add carrots, salt, 1 tablespoon sugar, and chicken broth to the skillet and bring to a boil, covered, over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, until carrots are almost tender when poked with tip of paring knife, about 5 minutes.
  3. Uncover, increase heat to high, and simmer rapidly, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add butter, currants, and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar to skillet; toss carrots to coat and cook, stirring frequently, until carrots are completely tender and glaze is light gold, about 3 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat, add lemon juice; toss to coat. Transfer carrots to serving dish, scraping glaze from pan. Season to taste with pepper and serve immediately.