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Cranberry Sauce Recipe-1442

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A tangy sauce traditionally served with turkey.

Yield: Makes about 2 cups
Prep time: 5 Mins
Cooking time: 15 Mins


  • 12 oz (336g) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup hearty red wine or port
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice



1. Bring the cranberries, shallot, brown sugar, wine, and orange zest and juice and to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring often to dissolve the sugar.

2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring, for 10–12 minutes, or until all of the cranberries skins have burst. Let cool.

3. Transfer to a bowl and serve chilled or at room temperature.


Prepare ahead:

Can be covered and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Good with grilled poultry and pork.

Freezing Information: freeze for up to 2 months.

© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings.


Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

58kcal (3%)
12mg (1%)
5mg (9%)
2mcg RAE (0%)
0mg (0%)
4mg (0%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (1%)

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