Honey Sesame Carrots And Mangetout Stir Fry

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Beautiful and delicious

Beautiful and delicious

Need a quick vegetable dish? Here’s one to go for. It’s my first time cooking it this way and my family loved it. We had a friend over to join us for dinner and he just loved it. It looks colourful, healthy and flavourful. This dish would go very well with rice, noodles, pasta or even roasts. It’s also perfect for vegetarians. 

Here’s my simple and easy Honey Sesame Carrots And Mangetout Stir Fry recipe.

Ingredients
2 carrots
2 handful mangetout
2T sesame seeds
2T fried garlic oil
1T butter
1T honey
1T light soya sauce

Toasted sesame seeds

Toasted sesame seeds

Pan fry the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan under low fire until it turns golden and smells fragrant. Dish up.

Cooked Carrots

Cooked Carrots

Peel the carrots and cut into rings. Boil until cooked but still a little crunchy. It’s really up to your preference whether you want it soft, very soft or still have some bite to it.

Fry carrots and mangetout first

Fry carrots and mangetout first

Add the butter and fried garlic oil to the pan. Add the carrots, mangetout, honey and light soya sauce. The mangetout actually can be eaten raw so you don’t need to cook it for too long unless you like it very soft. Stir a couple of minutes to heat through. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste.

Add toasted sesame seeds

Add toasted sesame seeds

Add the toasted sesame seeds. Mix well and dish up. Serve immediately. This is so delicious that I can even eat it alone for lunch. I love the crunch from the mangetout.

This week just passes by too fast for me. Can’t believe it’s Friday again! I think my physiotherapy sessions and exercises are taking up a lot of my time. But I’m glad I’m still able to have some fun cooking, baking and blogging. I’m looking much forward to the weekend but just heard from the TV that it will be cold tomorrow…..sigh. But well, still need to keep smiling!

Till then, see you in my next post! Enjoy your Friday and your weekend!

Other vegetable stir fry that you may be interested in:
Creamy Mushrooms And Spinach Stir Fry
Ribbon Carrot Stir Fry
Tender stem Broccoli With Feta Cheese Stir Fry
Shrimps And Bok Choy Stir Fry
Lamb And Bok Choy Stir Fry
Zucchini And Salted Fish Stir Fry
Leeks And Curried Chicken Stir Fry
Creamy King Prawns And Marrow Stir Fry
Chinese Cabbage With Turkey Mince Stir Fry
Okra (Lady’s Fingers) And Anchovies Stir Fry
Salmon And Asparagus Stir Fry
Okra And Char Siu Chicken Stir Fry
Tom Yum Spinach Stir Fry
Simple Chicken Vegetable And Egg Stir Fry
Bitter Gourd And Egg Stir Fry

Quote of the day……

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- Bill Copeland

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12 Comments

suituapui  on September 7th, 2012

A little bit like my chicken, minus the soy sauce…and replacing the chicken with the vegetables instead. Bet that tasted nice!

Mich - Piece of Cake  on September 7th, 2012

Honey sesame sounds like a great combination on vegetables!

Ann@Anncoo Journal  on September 7th, 2012

Looks so delicious and healthy. Going to make this soon. :)

Mary  on September 7th, 2012

@suituapui - Oh wow……I can turn this to a meat dish! Brilliant! :D

@Mich - Piece of Cake - Yes, it was surprisingly a good match :D

@Ann@Anncoo Journal - Thanks very much, Ann! Hope you like it :D

Belinda @zomppa  on September 8th, 2012

I didn’t know that’s what they’re called too - always knew them as snow peas. What a vibrant dish!

Dila  on September 8th, 2012

彡♡` Olá, amiga!

Receita maravilhosa: colorida, nutritiva e deliciosa.

Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil ♡彡.
¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮

Angie@Angie's Recipes  on September 8th, 2012

o yes, I could easily picture myself eating this every single day!

Quay Po Cooks  on September 8th, 2012

Honey and sesame is a perfect match. No need to taste, already know this dish is yummy.

Blackswan  on September 9th, 2012

Interesting to add honey into the vegetable dish. Would love to try some day :)

Mistletoe  on September 9th, 2012

Ooh…this dish sounds interesting with the honey and sesame seeds. A beautiful and colourful dish. I’d be tempted to add shrimp…maybe even scallops. I think my kiddies would enjoy this dish. K likies carrots and L likes peas. I’d have this as a light lunch or snack. Yummy!

lena  on September 10th, 2012

i didnt know mangeouts are actually snow peas until i looked at the picture. Love this kind of simple dish, always a favourite with me!

tigerfish  on September 17th, 2012

I like how you use toasted sesame seeds, garlic and honey to highlight this dish!

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