Smokey and crispy with a touch of black pepper and maple syrup. Crumbled, it makes a tasty topping for many dishes.
Prep time: 6 hrs | Cook time: 30 min | Total time: 6.5 hrs
1-2 large diameter carrots
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 Tbsp tamari
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp liquid smoke
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
With a mandoline or vegetable peeler, cut carrot into long, thin strips.
In a shallow bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, paprika, garlic powder, nutritional yeast, tamari and liquid smoke.
Mix in the carrot slices, cover and allow to marinate 4-6 hours, or overnight.
Remove carrot slices to wire rack and let them dry for an hour.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
Cook carrot slices in batches until browned, 4-6 minutes, turning once.
Heat oven or air-fryer to 325.
Sprinkle lightly with pepper and brown sugar and let crisp for a few minutes in the oven.
Watch carefully so that you don't burn them.
Best enjoyed cold.