Five-Spice Port Cranberry Sauce

Five-Spice Port Cranberry Sauce

Five-Spice Port Cranberry Sauce

Add a touch of savory and spice to this antioxidant-rich twist on a traditional cranberry sauce. Use dried cranberries in addition to fresh or frozen. So delish it could be its own side dish!

Recipe and photography by Rebecca Firth, Displaced Housewife

  • People: 6-8
  • Prep/Cook Time: 3-40 min
  • Health:
Five-Spice Port Cranberry Sauce

Add a touch of savory and spice to this antioxidant-rich twist on a traditional cranberry sauce. Use dried cranberries in addition to fresh or frozen. So delish it could be its own side dish!

Recipe and photography by Rebecca Firth, Displaced Housewife

  • People: 6-8
  • Prep/Cook Time: 3-40 min
  • Health:

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water

  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed

  • 1/4 cup Ruby Port wine

  • ½ cup Mariani Dried Cranberries

  • 6 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries 

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 

  • 1 teaspoon five-spice powder (such as Simply Organic)

    Instructions

    • 1. In a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan, add the water, brown sugar, and port over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is melted.

    • 2. Add in the fresh cranberries, Mariani Dried Cranberries, vinegar and five spice powder.

    • 3. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until the liquid has reduced and most of the cranberries are still plump, although some may have popped.

    • 4. Pour into a heat-safe bowl to cool completely.

    • An example of five spice powder is "Simply Organic five spice powder" on Amazon

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