How to Make Orange Sauce with Marmelade
Have you ever made orange sauce with marmalade? Orange sauce, apart from being delicious, is very good for your body thanks to its high vitamin C content, which has antioxidant and rejuvenating properties and makes it very beneficial for your skin and your health. This sweet-and-sour sauce is ideal for seasoning white meat, orange chicken in particular, and oily fish, but it can also work well with other meats such as duck and other fish like mackerel. If you have guests and you don't know what to make to surprise them, don't hesitate to make a daring move and go for this sauce. If this idea appeals to you, read this OneHowTo article and find out how to make orange sauce with marmalade.
Before you start making the sauce, you should prepare all the ingredients. Juice the 4 oranges and the lemon. Do not throw away the orange peels, because you will also need the zest from two of them. It is very important that you only zest the part that is orange in colour, since the white part has a more bitter taste and will alter the finished product. Remove the butter from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature.
Then take a saucepan or pot, add the sugar and the 4 tablespoons of water, and heat it over high heat. Remember that "tablespoon" refers to a specific kitchen measure.
When the sugar has dissolved, lower the temperature to medium heat. Then pour the orange juice, the lemon juice, and the salt and pepper to taste. Stir it occasionally, and when all the ingredients are mixed together, add the orange zest.
Next, add the orange marmalade and the white wine. The wine is optional, and if children will be having this homemade orange sauce, it is better to omit it. If you don't have orange marmalade, you can use chicken stock, although the flavour is not as intense.
While the ingredients are being combined, in a separate container, mix the flour and butter and add them to the orange sauce. Stir from time to time and let it cook until all the ingredients are well-blended.
When the sauce has taken on the right texture, you can remove it from the heat and serve it. If you use orange marmalade, you will get a creamier consistency than if you opt for the broth. As you can see, preparing this delicious orange sauce is a very simple task. If, for example, you want to season the chicken, once it is cooked you can place it in the pot of sauce so that it can soak up its flavor and take on a stronger scent.
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- This sauce is perfect for both meat and fish