12 Recipes Using Fresh Oranges

Who wouldn't like a glass filled with orange juice? Mmm it's healthy, delicious and full of vitamins. Here in FridgeCheck, we love to eat oranges, sometimes even 2 per day, and drink freshness squizzed  juice too.

It's easy to eat a fresh orange anytime or anywhere. Be sure to wash them under running water to remove surface dirt and any pesticide residues.

Oranges have a full concentration of vitamin C. For many Americans, orange juice is part of their daily healthy breakfast,  but oranges are also a  perfect snack and they can add a special flavor to a lot of recipes. Oranges are one of the most popular fruits around the world. This fruit is usually available from winter through summer with seasonal variations depending on the variety.

Oranges could be classified as sweet and bitter. Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) include Valencia, Navel and Jaffa oranges, and additionally the blood orange, a crossover species that is smaller in size, more fragrant in flavor and has red tones running throughout its flesh. Bitter oranges (Citrus aurantium) are usually used to make jam or marmalade, and their zest serves as the flavoring for liqueurs such as Grand Marnier and Cointreau.

There are plenty of recipes that could attract your attention and here are few ways on how to get them in your meal: 

1. Orange-Pecan Dressing

This easy dressing needs 5 minutes to prepare.

Full recipe could be found here

2. Orange-Glazed Nuts

These orange-flavored nuts are the perfect sweet snack for any time of day. They are very addictive with their cinnamon and orange flavored coating.

Full recipe could be found here

3. Orange Rice with Chicken

A simply delicious combination of orange juice, chicken broth and onion simmered together to flavor this delicate chicken and rice skillet dish.

Full recipe could be found here

4. Orange Potato Bread

Very tasty bread prepared with orange juice, orange zest, potatoes and more...  

Full recipe could be found here

5. Orange Oriental Stir-Fry

Combine the cornstarch, soy sauce, juice, peel, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

Full recipe could be found here

6. Orange Chicken Stir-Fry

Stir-fry chicken and vegetables seasoned in orange sauce. Served over rice, this recipe is a great main dish.

Full recipe could be found here

7. Orange Braised Pork with Fruit

This slow simmered pork is braised in a blended passion fruit, orange and guajillo chile mixture until derived to deliciousness.

Full recipe could be found here

8. Orange Baked Chicken

Enjoy the taste of orange in this delightful chicken recipe - perfect for dinner. 

Full recipe could be found here

9. Orange Almond Stir Fry

This recipe is prepared with  onion, pepper strips, snow peas, ginger...

Full recipe could be found here

10. Orange Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse has a delicate flavour of orange. To take the recipe even further just add another liqueur.

Full recipe could be found here

11. Orange Wakame Salad

A light and flavorful salad using wakame. Orange zest and juice brighten the flavor and the cucumber adds the crunchy texture.

Full recipe could be found here

12. Orange-Glazed Chicken

This orange-glazed chicken will make you roll your sleeves and dig right in. 

Full recipe could be found here



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