Cranberry Sauce

  • Prep Time
    10 min
  • Cook Time
    20 min
  • Difficulty
  • Servings
    Makes two cups of sauce
  • Ideal
    • charcoal
    • gas
    • Q


For barbecue Side Burner or Stove Top

  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ small red onion, diced
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • salt
  • ½ tbsp corn flour
  • 1 ½ cups cranberry juice
  • Zest of one orange
  • Juice of one orange
  • ½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 sprigs thyme, leaves removed
  • ¼ cup port
  • 170g dried cranberries


Step 1
Add the olive oil to a small saucepan

Step 2
Heat the oil over a medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the onion and season with salt and pepper.

Step 3
Cook the onion for 5 minutes or until tender.

Step 4
Stir in the corn flour, cranberry juice, orange zest, orange juice, mustard, thyme, port and cranberries.

Step 5
Stir the sauce well and bring to the boil.

Step 6
Once the sauce is boiling reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened.

Step 7
Once thickened remove from the heat and set aside to cool.