Steamed Carrots with Lime Gremolata
These steamed carrots are topped with a lime gremolata creating a unique, flavorful side dish!
- 8 ounces of baby carrots peeled
- zest from half of one lime
- 1-2 garlic cloves minced
- dash ground ginger
- ¼ cup cilantro leaves chopped
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
Steam the carrots. Insert steamer basked into a medium pot with a tight-fitting lid. Add 2-3 inches of water. Put the carrots in the steamer basket, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and steam for 10 minutes or until carrots are tender.
Make the gremolata. While the carrots are cooking, add the lime zest, garlic, ginger and cilantro in a small bowl. Mix until combined.
Finish the dish. Just before carrots are done, melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the carrots and swirl in the butter. Add lime juice and salt; cook for 1 minute. Add the gremolata, stir to coat. Remove from pan and serve immediately.