Ginger Garlic Carrots

1 lb carrots
1 Tbsp peanut oil
3 Tbsp coarsely chopped garlic
1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger root
  Salt and ground black pepper
2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp finely chopped spring onions or scallions

Peel the carrots and slice them thinly at a slight diagonal.

Heat a wok or large frying pan over a high heat and add the oil.  
When it is hot, add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 20 seconds, until browned.  

Then quickly add the carrots and stir-fry for 2 minutes longer.  
Season with salt and pepper.

Add 3 to 4 tablespoons of water and stir-fry for 4 minutes or until carrots are tender and browned.  

Stir in cilantro and spring onions and serve.

25 minutes prep time
Serves 4
Recipe taken from Ken Hom’s top 100 Stir Fries

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