Sam's Kicking Cranberry Sauce


This is a spicy cranberry sauce with complex flavors from start to finish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
11 hrs 15 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries

  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar orange marmalade

  • cup diced onion

  • 1 apple - peeled, cored, and chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • cup orange liqueur


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the fresh whole cranberries, cranberry sauce, orange marmalade, onion, apple, green bell pepper, salt, jalapeno, lime juice and liqueur.

  2. Cook until cranberries crack open. Reduce heat and simmer until contents reduce by one third (approximately 3 hours). Remove from heat, cover and allow to cool overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

170 Calories
0g Fat
42g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 170
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 16mg 80%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 79mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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