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Spicy Asian Chipotle Citrus Glazed Veggies

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian Inspired
  • Diet: Vegan


Nourishing veggies and beans make this easy Spicy Asian Chipotle Citrus Glazed Veggies a total plant-based busy week night recipe winner.



Base Ingredients:

  • 1 small yellow onion, fine dice
  • 2 grated carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 cup frozen peas, (or edamame) thawed
  • 1 – [ 15.5 oz. can ] chickpeas, drained and rinsed * 

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari *
  • 2 teaspoon molasses *
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • ½ to ¾ teaspoon chipotle powder (+/-) *
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ to ¾ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons cornstarch (or arrowroot powder) 

Serving Ideas:

  • Steamed rice
  • Noodles

Optional Toppings:

  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Sliced green onions


  1. Make the sauce. Please all the Sauce Ingredients into a small bowl, mix well, set aside.
  2. Place the diced onions, carrots, and red bell peppers into a large skillet, sauté over medium-high heat until 5 to 8 minutes or until they reach the desired tenderness.
  3. Then add the thawed peas (or edamame) and chickpeas, heat for several minutes.
  4. Add the Sauce Mixture, stirring constantly until the sauce has thickened and completely coats the ingredients. Stir for several minutes.
  5. Serve over steamed rice or over noodles, sprinkled with sliced green onions and/or toasted sesame seeds.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used. 

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Servings:  4