Reducing orange juice with shallots and rosemary intensifies its sweetness; finishing it with just a smidgen of butter makes it magically rich. This is an elegant sauce for salmon, halibut or chicken.
From EatingWell: Spring 2003, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)
Yield: About 1/2 cup
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1 cup orange juice, (from 2-3 oranges)
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot, (1 medium)
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- Freshly ground pepper, to taste
- Combine orange juice, shallot and rosemary in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, uncovered, until reduced to 1/2 cup, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Add butter, vinegar, salt and pepper; stir until the butter has melted. Serve warm.
Nutrition Per tablespoon:
25 calories; 1 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 80 mg sodium; 73 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (26% daily value).
Exchanges: Per tablespoon: free food