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Orange sauce recipe in a jar.

Orange Sauce Recipe

  • Author: Laurel Perry
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Diet: Vegan


This Easy Orange Sauce Recipe is packed with fresh orange flavor! It's sweet, sticky, subtly spicy and ready to jazz up dinner!


Units Scale
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch mixed with 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons liquid aminos or tamari or soy sauce
  • Zest from one orange
  • 1-3 teaspoons sriracha, optional
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water. Set aside. Give this slurry mixture another stir before adding to the sauce.
  2. Stir together the remaining sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce is fragrant.

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the cornstarch slurry. Return to a simmer while whisking constantly. Remove from the heat and enjoy.


Storage: store orange sauce in a lidded container or jar in the fridge for up to 7 days. For longer storage, freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge overnight before using.


  • Serving Size: 1/8th recipe
  • Calories: 71
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: orange juice, orange zest, ginger, garlic, sriracha, maple syrup, easy, one pot