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Zesty Orange Sauce

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Zesty Orange Sauce is excellent to serve over wild fowl especially Cornish Game Hens. The tang of the orange and mild kick of the sherry combine so well. This is a very simple recipe that works well due to its simplicity. The addition of currant jelly give the sauce a bit of body making it into a runny chutney. I must admit, I tried using this as a marinade on a Wood Pidgeon and oh my god. The flavour worked so well, the orange had been absorbed into the meat without overpowering the meat. I am going to test it on a chicken and then Quail next!!

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Zesty Orange Sauce

An easy sauce that compliments game very well.
4.71 from 34 votes
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Course: Sauce
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Fruit, Orange, Sauce
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 portions
Calories: 119.16kcal

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Cut an orange in half. Remove juice from both sections and reserve. Then take the rind of one half and cut into thin strips.
  • Cook orange rind strips with dry sherry.
  • Simmer, uncovered, until reduced to 1/2 cup of liquid. Remove rind from sherry and add the reserved orange juice, lemon juice, currant jelly and cayenne.
  • Simmer until jelly melts.
  • Leave to cool and hey presto your sauce in made.

Notes

This is excellent to serve over cornish game hens.

Nutrition

Calories: 119.16kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.35g | Protein: 0.72g | Fat: 0.17g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 4.39mg | Fiber: 9.04g