These Sautéed Carrots in Sesame Oil are ridiculously easy to make, but super delicious. Vegan meat dishes aren't complete without a veggie side dish. This is one of the simplest dishes you can pair with your mains. Sautéed Carrots in Sesame Oil is a simple side dish of sliced carrots sautéed in sesame oil seasoned with a bit of salt. It’s nice to pair with any plant-based meat but even better if the vegan meat is marinated Asian style.

Sautéed Carrots in Sesame Oil [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



  • 2 large carrots, sliced into matchsticks
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons roasted sesame seeds
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • salt


  1. In a wok, heat some sesame oil and lightly sauté carrots together with cayenne pepper. Stir fry for a minute do not overcook, its best when it’s crispy.
  2. Remove from wok then season with salt. Garnish with roasted sesame seeds then serve with your favourite grilled meats.

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