Mandarin Orange Sauce

Recipe by foodtvfan
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 2 cups


  • 23
  • 3
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1
    (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained, reserve juice
  • mandarin orange liquid, from can of oranges and water up to 1-1/3 cup mark
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    (10 ounce) can frozen concentrated orange juice, undiluted, divided


  • Stir the sugar and cornstarch together in heavy-bottom saucepan.
  • Drain the mandarin oranges over a 2-cup measuring cup. Add water up to the 1-1/3 cup mark.
  • Add liquid mixture to sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Add the butter and one half of the can of undiluted orange juice. (Make the rest into orange juice for drinking).
  • Add the mandarin oranges and stir gently.
  • Heat gently over low heat for a couple of minutes, if desired, stirring occasionally.