A vibrant sauce is the finishing touch on any Thanksgiving plate. This showstopper requires less than 15 minutes of hands-on time. Serve it with our Citrus-Rubbed Turkey with Cider Gravy.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries, brown sugar, cloves, and 1/3 cup water to a rapid simmer over medium. Cook until berries burst and mixture becomes syrupy, 10 minutes. Stir in cayenne and lime zest and juice. Season with salt. Serve at room temperature.

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Cook's Notes

Make sauce up to three days ahead and refrigerate. Before serving, thin sauce with up to 1/4 cup water, if necessary.

Reviews (1)

117 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
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  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2014
This is a great recipe - very tasty. I made it with two other cranberry sauces for an office Thanksgiving pot-luck. This one was an especially big hit: I had six (and counting) requests for the recipe.