A red saucepan filled with Chinese style orange sauce.

Orange Sauce

A Chinese style orange sauce to serve over rice to make vegan orange chicken, tofu, or cauliflower.

Course condiment
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Orange Sauce, vegan orange chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 72 kcal


  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup if you use fresh-squeezed orange juice.
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari or Bragg's Liquid Aminos for gluten-free.
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger optional
  • 1 tsp garlic chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp potato starch or corn starch


  1. Put all of the ingredients into a small saucepan and stir.
  2. Turn on heat to medium, and stir frequently until it starts to boil.
  3. Allow it to boil slowly for about 30 seconds and then remove from the heat.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Orange Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 283mg12%
Potassium 87mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 62IU1%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.