Blood Orange Sauce

Notes: If making sauce up to 2 days ahead, cover and chill. It also makes a refreshing dressing for a green salad or grapefruit segments.

This recipe goes with Sichuan Orange Chicken

Yield: Makes About 1 cup
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 35
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.8g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 0.4mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 1 1/2 cups blood orange juice or regular orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced or pressed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes


  1. In a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over high heat, mix orange juice, sugar, garlic, ginger, and chili flakes to taste. Boil until reduced to 1 cup, about 10 minutes; stir often. Use hot or cold.
  2. Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.
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