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Homemade Orange Sauce
Prep Time
8 mins
Cook Time
12 mins

Homemade Orange Sauce is an easy and quick way to experience Chinese flavors in every bite! It is great when incorporated in stir-fries.

Course: Appetizer, Sauces, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: Homemade Orange Sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
Cornstarch Slurry:
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of canola oil in a sauce pan.
  2. Add the minced garlic and ginger and cook stirring for 2 - 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the water, orange juice, zest, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and soy sauce and heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of orange juice to form a slurry.
  5. Add the cornstarch slurry to the sauce and whisk to thicken, around 3 - 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and use as desired.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Orange Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Sodium 817mg36%
Potassium 176mg5%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 116IU2%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.