Pressure Cooker Cranberry-Orange Sauce Recipe2022-06-05
- Yield: 8
- Servings: 8
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 5m
- Ready In: 15m
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One warning when making cranberry sauce in a pressure cooker: Don’t fill the cooker more than half full, because cranberries will produce foam as they cook.
There are too many variations of cranberry sauce such as Cranberry-Kumquat Sauce, Cranberry Port Sauce with Tart Dried Cherries, Maple-Apple-Cranberry Sauce, etc.
The Power of Pressure Cooking
Pressure cooking is a culinary technique that has revolutionized the way we cook our meals. With its ability to cook food faster and retain more nutrients, it’s no wonder why pressure cooking has become so popular.
Get ready to unlock the full potential of your pressure cooker and elevate your culinary skills to new heights!
Gathering Ingredients: Cranberries and Oranges
Now that we understand the power of pressure cooking, it’s time to gather the star ingredients for our cranberry-orange sauce. We’ll need fresh cranberries and orange zest to create a burst of flavor in every spoonful. Cranberries are known for their vibrant red color and tart taste, while oranges bring a refreshing citrusy sweetness to the sauce.
By combining these two ingredients, we’ll achieve a perfect balance of tanginess and sweetness that will elevate any dish. So let’s head to the kitchen and get ready to transform these simple ingredients into a mouthwatering cranberry-orange sauce!
Cooking Process: From Raw to Delicious Sauce
Now that we have our fresh cranberries and orange zest ready, let’s dive into the cooking process and transform these raw ingredients into a delectable cranberry-orange sauce. The pressure cooking method will help us extract all the flavors and create a sauce that is bursting with taste.
First, we’ll wash the cranberries and remove any stems or blemished ones. Then, we’ll zest the oranges to add a fragrant citrusy note to the sauce.
Next, we’ll combine the cranberries, orange zest, and freshly squeezed orange juice in the pressure cooker. We’ll set the cooking time and pressure level according to the recipe instructions. As the pressure builds up, the cranberries will soften and release their juices, while the oranges infuse their vibrant flavor.
Once the cooking time is up, we’ll carefully release the pressure and open the lid to reveal a beautiful mixture of cooked cranberries and oranges. To achieve a smooth consistency, we’ll use an immersion blender to blend the sauce until it reaches the desired texture.
And voila! Our cranberry-orange sauce is now ready to be enjoyed with a variety of dishes. Whether you drizzle it over roasted turkey, spread it on toast, or use it as a tangy dip, this sauce will add a burst of flavor to your meals. So, let’s move on to the next part and explore some creative ways to savor our delicious cranberry-orange sauce!
Serving Suggestions: Creative Ways to Enjoy Cranberry-Orange Sauce
Now that our delectable cranberry-orange sauce is ready, let’s explore some creative ways to savor its irresistible flavors. This versatile sauce can be used in a multitude of dishes, adding a tangy and sweet twist to your meals. One delicious option is to drizzle the sauce over a succulent roasted turkey, creating a harmonious blend of flavors that will elevate your holiday feast.
For a delightful breakfast treat, spread the sauce on warm toast or pancakes, allowing the vibrant citrus notes to awaken your taste buds. If you’re looking for a unique appetizer, try using the cranberry-orange sauce as a tangy dip for crispy chicken tenders or savory meatballs. The combination of tart cranberries and zesty oranges will create a tantalizing flavor experience.
Additionally, this sauce can be a delightful accompaniment to a cheese platter, complementing the rich and creamy flavors with its bright and fruity profile. Lastly, don’t forget to get creative in the kitchen by incorporating the cranberry-orange sauce into your favorite desserts.
Whether it’s swirling it into yogurt parfaits, topping cheesecakes, or filling pastries, the possibilities are endless. So go ahead and unleash your culinary imagination! With our homemade cranberry-orange sauce, you’ll add a burst of flavor and elegance to any dish.
So, today we’re cooking
Pressure Cooker Cranberry-Orange Sauce Recipe
- 12 oz (360 g) bag fresh cranberries,picked over
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
- 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier liqueur
- grated zest of 1 orange
In a pressure cooker, combine all ingredients. Stir well.
Close the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook to high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 6 minutes.
Open the pressure cooker, using the Quick Release method. Set aside for 15 minutes.
Transfer cranberry-orange sauce to a serving bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve at room temperature.