Lightly-cooked carrots are dropped into a delicious marinade of soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, sesame oil, ginger and Chinese five spice seasoning. They emerge transformed and are grilled to perfection.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 6 large carrots, halved
- 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root
- 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
Bring a large pot of water to boil, add the carrots and parboil for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
In a large glass dish, combine the remaining ingredients. Add the carrots and marinate for 30 minutes.
Prepare an outdoor grill with an oiled rack set 4 inches from the heat source. Using a oiled wire hinged vegetable basket or just directly on the rack ( whichever you find easier), grill the carrots, turning constantly for a total of 10 minutes, until slightly charred.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.