Instant Pot Orange-Ginger Carrots


A quick side dish that pairs well with pork tenderloin. The predominate flavor is orange with just a hint of ginger.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons orange juice

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • 12 ounces thin baby carrots


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and select Saute function. Add butter and allow to melt. Mix orange juice, honey, ginger, and salt into the butter. Add carrots and stir to coat.

  2. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 6 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Select Saute function; cook over high heat to thicken the liquid, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 273mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 235mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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