Instant Pot Orange Maple Carrots are a delicious vegetable side dish. Slightly sweet orangey carrots with a hint of maple are so tasty! Serve these carrots as a Holiday side dish, or anytime you want to change up that boring veggie side dish!
Add the carrots, zest, juice, salt, butter, nutmeg, and maple syrup to the pot. Stir well.
Close the lid and set the steam release knob to the Sealing position.
Press the Pressure Cook/Manual button or dial, then the +/- button or dial to select 3 minutes (2 minutes for thin baby carrots). High Pressure. The pot will take several minutes to come to pressure.
When the cook cycle has finished, turn the steam release knob to the Venting position to Quick Release the steam/pressure.
When the pin in the lid drops back down, open the lid.
Stir in the maple flavoring and the brown sugar.
Turn on the Sauté setting. When the liquid starts to simmer, stir in the corn starch slurry. Stir until thickened. Turn off the pot.
Serve immediately with some of the glaze.