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Instant Pot Glazed Carrots

These Instant pot glazed carrots are cooked in an instant pot with butter, dark brown sugar and orange juice concentrate.  Not the healthiest but they're the best and so tasty!

Course vegetarian
Cuisine American
Keyword candied carrots, instant pot glazed carrots, orange glazed carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author April Wright

Ingredients

  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 3 tbsp dark brown sugar or light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Glaze

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp white sugar optional

Instructions

  1. Simply put the carrots into the instant pot. Add the brown sugar, salt and orange juice concentrate and butter. Toss the carrots with the brown sugar mixture. 

  2. Next, place the lid on the instant pot. Make sure the vent knob is set to "sealing" press the pressure cook button. Set the time for 4 minutes.

  3. Once the carrots are done, switch to "venting" Open the lid and remove the carrots and set to the side. 

  4. To make the glaze, add the sugar to the instant pot. Set the the timer to 6 minutes. Stir occasionally until the sauce thickens.
    Pour the carrots back into the instant pot and stir to coat.