Caramelised Parsnips Recipe with Shallots

Caramelised parsnips and shallots

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Frying, rather than roasting, the parsnips and shallots makes this recipe really quick and is a great method to use if you don’t have the oven switched on. The marmalade provides a lovely orange sweetness for the glaze. The parsnips would be great with sausages or a grilled chop


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  • marmalade 2 tbsp
  • oranges 2 zested and juiced
  • parsnips 6–8 quartered and par-boiled for 5 minutes
  • shallots 4 peeled and halved, butter 25g


  • Step 1

    Put the marmalade, orange zest and juice into an large frying pan and simmer. Add the parsnips and shallots and cook over a low heat, turning frequently until tender and glazed. Dot with butter and serve.

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