Gochujang Glazed Carrots

5 from 3 votes

These Gochujang Glazed Carrots are my new favorite way to prepare carrots. If you like food with a little kick, give this recipe a try!

gochujang glazed carrots

I’ve been dying to make something with some of the Gochujang I recently bought. This Gochujang Glazed Carrots recipe takes care of that problem.

glazed carrots on baking sheet

Gochujang is a Korean fermented red pepper paste that can be used as a condiment, as a marinade, as a dipping sauce, or even as a glaze for carrots like this recipe!

gochujang glazed carrots

I recently went to Trader Joe’s to see what I could find to make more delicious recipes and bought these multi-colored carrots. Perfect to glaze with a little Gochujang!

gochujang glazed carrots

Just to be clear, the gochujang glaze on these carrots packs a little punch. Not over the top but you will notice it. If you are looking to Zhuzh up your carrots (i.e. take it up a notch), this recipe might be for you!

closeup of glazed carrots

You will need the following ingredients to make this Gochujang Glazed Carrots recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Carrots, Gochujang, Low Sodium Soy Sauce, Honey, Rice Wine Vinegar, Canola Oil, Sesame Oil and optionally Green Onion.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Place the quartered carrots in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the Gochujang, soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, canola oil, and sesame oil till well combined.
  4. Pour the glaze over the carrots, reserving a couple of tablespoons for serving. Use tongs to toss the carrots ensuring they are all covered with the glaze.
  5. Cover carrots with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until the carrots are tender and the sauce is thinned out.
  6. Remove the foil from the carrots and continue to bake an additional 25 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  7. The carrots are ready when they are tender and caramelized around the edges.
  8. Transfer the carrots to a serving dish and drizzle with reserved glaze and optionally top with chopped green onions.

Printable Recipe Card

gochujang glazed carrots

Gochujang Glazed Carrots

These Gochujang Glazed Carrots are my new favorite way to prepare carrots. If you like food with a little kick, give this recipe a try!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 4
Calories 124 kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Dish
  • Bowl for Mixing

Ingredients
 

  • 1 lb Carrots, peeled and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp Gochujang
  • 1 Tbsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • 2 Tsp Sesame Oil
Garnish (optional)
  • ¼ Cup Green Onion, diced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Place the quartered carrots in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the Gochujang, soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, canola oil, and sesame oil till well combined.
  • Pour the glaze over the carrots, reserving a couple of tablespoons for serving. Use tongs to toss the carrots ensuring they are all covered with the glaze.
  • Cover carrots with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until the carrots are tender and the sauce is thinned out.
  • Remove the foil from the carrots and continue to bake an additional 25 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  • The carrots are ready when they are tender and caramelized around the edges.
  • Transfer the carrots to a serving dish and drizzle with reserved glaze and optionally top with chopped green onions.

Nutrition

Calories: 124kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 225mgPotassium: 427mgFiber: 3gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 19023IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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2 Comments

  1. Dawn says:

    Delish! This is a great recipe,
    thank you for sharing!

  2. Josie says:

    Glazed Carrots have got to be one of my favorites. The best I have ever made.

5 from 3 votes (1 rating without comment)

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