Cooking flambe bourbon carrots over a campfire adds a rustic charm and an adventurous flair to this already delightful dish. Picture the crackling flames and the scent of wood smoke mingling with the sweet aroma of caramelizing carrots as the carrots sizzle in a skillet over the open flames.
The act of flambeeing the bourbon carrots over the campfire not only adds a sense of theater to the cooking process but also imparts a unique character to the dish, reminiscent of outdoor gatherings and shared moments around the fire.
As the carrots cook to tender perfection, the flavors meld together, creating a harmonious balance of sweet, savory, and smoky notes. With each bite, one can taste the essence of the wilderness and the spirit of adventure, making this dish a cherished favorite among outdoor enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike.
Bourbon Carrots Recipe
- 4 large carrots
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup bourbon
- 4 tablespoons brown sugar
- Texas Original Pits Fire Table
- Lightly grill the carrots whole for 10 minutes to add a mild smoke flavor. Then cut into even-sized chunks.
- In a skillet add the butter, when melted add the carrots and gently saute until they start to soften.
- In a saucepan heat the bourbon then add the brown sugar stirring until it has dissolved. Then light it to flambe off the alcohol.
- Pour the sweetened bourbon into the buttered carrots and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes to infuse the flavors and fish cooking the carrots.
- Serve hot as a side with your favorite BBQ main.
Grilled Side Dish