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Herbed Honey Lime Sauce

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Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 1-1/2 cups

This savory sauce can be kept in the refrigerator to serve over a variety of meats. It's quick to prepare and adds a pleasant surprise to your meal.—National Honey Board, Mary R Humann, Longmont, Colorado


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth or dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. In a saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in broth, honey, lime juice, mustard, rosemary, salt and pepper. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into sauce. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Serve with turkey, chicken, fish or pork. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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