Hot honey carrots

Upgrade your carrots with the help of honey, chilli, cinnamon and coriander. It makes a great side dish for the Christmas dinner table

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 92
  • fat 0.6g
  • saturates 0.1g
  • carbs 20g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 600g carrots, chopped into batons
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 5 tbsp honey
  • small handful of coriander, chopped (optional)


  1. Tip the carrot batons into a microwave-safe bowl along with 2 tbsp water. Cover and cook for 9 mins on high until the carrots are easily pierced with a fork. Set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, crush the coriander seeds using a pestle and mortar or in a bowl using the end of a rolling pin. Stir in the chilli flakes, cinnamon and a generous pinch of sea salt flakes. Drizzle the honey into a small microwavable bowl and stir in the spice mixture. Microwave the spiced honey for 30 seconds. Pour this over the carrots and toss to combine. Scatter with the coriander, if using, and serve immediately.

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