• Zesty Tangerine Sauce

    Zesty Tangerine Sauce | stupideasypaleo.com

    This is a really simple recipe that would be great on salmon or chicken and adds a great tang and slight sweetness. If you can’t find tangerines, oranges would be a great substitute. Using the zest guarantees more flavor than using just juice alone.

    Zesty Tangerine Sauce

    Preparation 2017-03-25T00:00:00+00:00
    Cook Time 2017-03-25T00:00:00+00:00
    Serves 1     adjust servings

    Ingredients

    • Juice of 3 large tangerines (about 1/2 cup)
    • Zest of 2 tangerines
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 Tablespoon of ghee (sub coconut oil)
    • Pinch of salt

    Instructions

    1. Add all the ingredients in a small saucepan.
    2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then turn to low and reduce until ~1/4 cup of liquid remains. You want the sauce to be slightly thickened.
    3. Serve over your cooked protein of choice.

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    Zesty Tangerine Sauce
    Ingredients
    • Juice of 3 large tangerines (about 1/2 cup)
    • Zest of 2 tangerines
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 Tablespoon of ghee (sub coconut oil)
    • Pinch of salt
    Instructions
    1. Add all the ingredients in a small saucepan.
    2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then turn to low and reduce until ~1/4 cup of liquid remains. You want the sauce to be slightly thickened.
    3. Serve over your cooked protein of choice.

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    Steph Gaudreau is a certified holistic nutrition practitioner, weightlifting and mindset coach, and the author of the best-selling Performance Paleo Cookbook. Her recipes and expert advice have been featured in SELF, Outside Magazine, Elle, and Greatist. Steph loves barbells, cats, and anything Lord of the Rings. She lives in San Diego, CA.

    9 thoughts on “Zesty Tangerine Sauce

    1. This sauce sounds great! I am always looking for new sauces to help add variety to the ever ubiquitous chicken breast 🙂 Due to weight-loss goals, I am doing low-carb paleo (no fruit except lemon), so I was wondering if I could substitute lemon juice instead? I know that it won’t be sweet anymore, but do you think the sauce would be completely ruined by using lemon juice instead? Maybe I could add a couple of drops of Stevia to sweeten it up. I am new to cooking, so I would love the opinion of an expert!

      1. Awwwww Helen! Thank you so much for the very kind words 🙂 This is one of my favorite sauces, and I love what you paired it with. YUM!

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