Cranberry, orange and thyme sauce recipe

By Matthew Drennan

  1. Serves 6-8
  2. less than 30 minutes
  3. Rating

Add some orange and thyme to this recipe to give your cranberry sauce this Christmas.

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Cranberry, orange and thyme sauce

Ingredients

  1. the juice of 2 oranges
  2. 225g unrefined light muscovado sugar.
  3. 450g fresh or frozen cranberries
  4. the leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  5. garnish with a fresh thyme sprig

Method

  1. Put the juice of 2 oranges into a saucepan with 225g unrefined light muscovado sugar. Dissolve the sugar over a low heat, then increase the heat and boil rapidly for 2-3 minutes. Add 450g fresh or frozen cranberries. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer for 7-10 minutes, until the cranberries have softened. Stir in the leaves from 2 sprigs of fresh thyme, then set aside to cool and thicken. Serve garnished with a fresh thyme sprig. This will keep covered in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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