• 1 Cup California golden raisins
  • 1 Cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/3 Cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • 2 Teaspoons dried thyme leaves


Purée California golden raisins with orange juice, water and olive oil. Pass through a fine mesh sieve and season to taste with salt and pepper. Place the glaze in a small saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes; add thyme leaves. Cool to room temperature. Reserve some to spoon over cooked poultry and brush with remaining glaze while it cooks.

Note: For serving suggestion, see recipe for Roasted Amish Chicken with California Golden Raisin Glaze, Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Cippolini Onions and Asparagus with California Raisin Vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 50%); Total Fat 6 ( Saturated Fat 1; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 0; Sodium 0; Potassium 144; Total Carbohydrate 13; Dietary Fiber 0; Sugars 11; Protein 1; Calcium 12; Iron <1;

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