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Pomegranate Ginger Sauce Recipe


Pomegranate Ginger Sauce Recipe

Pomegranate Ginger Sauce

Chris Coyier

This versatile pomegranate ginger sauce recipe makes an excellent addition to roasted poultry and grilled seafood dishes. Spicy ginger, tannic pomegranate juice, and a touch of acidic apple cider vinegar combine to make this spicy sauce out of pantry staples within minutes, a must for entertaining last-minute guests.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes

Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 heaping tablespoons pomegranate seeds (optional)


How to make pomegranate ginger sauce:

Bring the pomegranate juice, sugar, apple cider vinegar, ginger, and black pepper to a boil. Reduce the heat slightly and allow it to simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, until the pomegranate ginger sauce has reduced in volume by two-thirds. Stir the pomegranate seeds into the sauce, if desired, and serve it warm.

This pomegranate ginger sauce recipe makes 6 to 8 servings.

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