Easy Mandarin Orange Sauce Recipe

Use this sauce as a marinade, condiment, or even as a jam on toast.

by Farideh Sadeghin
Feb 22 2019, 2:00pm

Photo by Heami Lee

Makes about ¾ cup
Prep time: 15 minites
Total time: 45 minutes


1 1/2 pounds|525 grams mandarins, peeled and quartered, seeds removed and discarded
1/2 cup|110 grams granulated sugar
1/2 cup|125 ml white wine vinegar
1/4 cup|60 ml fresh orange juice


Place the mandarins, sugar, vinegar, and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over high. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to maintain a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has reduced and thickened, about 45 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool slightly, then stir in the orange juice. Set the sauce aside.