Fast and Easy Tangerine Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Scott Rhoades

Easy sauce for vegetables, chicken, or fish. I originally developed this recipe as a topping for fresh steamed broccoli but found it works well with a variety of foods. I get the tangerine juice from Walmart but other large grocery stores and natural food markets should carry it. For a slightly different flavor try mandarin orange juice.

Top Review by Dianne Rhoades

I thoroughly enjoyed this on steamed broccoli. The zesty citrus flavor went perfectly on the broccoli. I'm definitely going to try it on chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put 1 cup of tangerine juice in sauce pan along with lemon juice, butter, and salt.
  2. Put pan on low heat.
  3. You want to heat up the mixture without boiling it.
  4. The butter should be completely melted and sauce steaming.
  5. While the main ingredients are heating up, mix the remaining 1/2 cup of tangerine juice with the corn starch and mix until smooth.
  6. Once the sauce is steaming slowly whisk the corn starch mixture into the pan.
  7. Keep whisking until sauce thickens.
  8. Once sauce has thickened, remove from heat and serve over you favorite steamed vegetables (it is excellent over broccoli), fish, or chicken.

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