Pomegranate Ginger Sauce

Pomegranate Ginger Sauce
Chris Coyier
  • Total: 12 mins
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Servings: 6 to 8 servings

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.


  • 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
  • Optional: 2 heaping tablespoons pomegranate seeds

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. 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.

  3. Stir the pomegranate seeds into the sauce, if desired, and serve it warm.