YieldsMakes 4 servingsTotal Time30 mins
Pair your favorite meat with a vibrant sauce made from cherries, red wine, and orange zest.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a frying pan over medium-high heat, sauté a couple of sliced shallots and cherries in olive oil until shallots start to brown.

Step 2
2

Mix in red wine, orange zest, sugar and orange juice, and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring often, until liquid reduces by half. Let cool slightly. Spoon over chicken or lamb and sprinkle with chopped fresh thyme and black pepper.

Ingredients

  About 2 sliced shallots
 2 cups pitted, halved cherries
  Olive oil
 3/4 cup red wine
 1 tablespoon finely shredded orange zest
 2 tablespoons sugar
 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  Salt
  Chicken or lamb, for serving
  Chopped fresh thyme
  Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

In a frying pan over medium-high heat, sauté a couple of sliced shallots and cherries in olive oil until shallots start to brown.

Step 2
2

Mix in red wine, orange zest, sugar and orange juice, and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring often, until liquid reduces by half. Let cool slightly. Spoon over chicken or lamb and sprinkle with chopped fresh thyme and black pepper.

Red Wine Cherry Sauce for Meat