Sweet, seedless, and easy to peel, mandarins make convenient snacks and are great for cooking. Learn how you can add these citrus gems to your recipes.
Let’s be honest, if we can make it in a Mason jar, we’re in. Layer cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, herbs and roasted peanuts and top with mandarin segments. Even if you love all salads equally, the spicy orange peanut dressing will have you wanting to commit to this one perfect (and portable) option.
Mandarin Mojito - Take your classic rum cocktail to new heights by incorporating mandarins. Fresh mint, spiced rum, lime and mandarin juice are mixed to perfection to create a unique, full-bodied mojito. All the ingredients come together to make a vacation in a glass. So unwind and sip on this tropical beverage that was made for sunny summer patios.
Mandarin Vodka Spritzer – Looking for some summer cocktail inspiration? This Mandarin Vodka Spritzer topped with a fresh squeeze of lime will get you in the spirit. Citrusy and bubbly, this juicy mandarin cocktail will have you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Celebrate the weekend with this drink in hand, as this easy recipe will having you sipping for more. Try it with Gold Nugget mandarins or Ojai Pixie tangerines for a seasonal twist!
Gold Nugget Mandarin Shrimp Salad - Gold Nugget mandarins are only in season for a few months each year, so make the most of this year's springtime harvest with a surefire citrus and shrimp salad. Combine the ingredients and let rest in the refrigerator for an hour before serving to maximize the flavor, then serve over mixed greens simply dressed with olive oil. With exceptionally sweet Gold Nugget mandarins in the mix, you'll treasure this dish.
Peking Duck with Homemade Mandarin Pancakes – For an easier take on an Asian classic, try this Peking Duck with Homemade Mandarin Pancakes recipe. It has all the flavors and texture of Peking duck without the complex preparation. The sweet, tangy mandarin pancakes elevate the mouthwatering flavors of the duck. Wrap with cucumber, garlic, melon and scallions for a scrumptious concoction of fresh ingredients.
Mandarin Quinoa and Kale Bowl – This vibrant and zingy bowl is full of fiber and protein - just what you need to jumpstart healthier habits. Enjoy the sweet citrusy taste of mandarins with chewy and tart dried cranberries and tangy orange-Dijon dressing. Top with crumbled feta cheese and salty toasted almonds for extra crunchy goodness. Ease your way back into healthier eating with this nutritious, delicious recipe.
Mandarin Cranberry Juice - This two-ingredient wonder will be the easiest juice you ever make. Sweet, juicy mandarins and tart cranberries come together for a tasty treat packed with Vitamin C. Simply peel your citrus, combine with fresh or frozen cranberries and juice! The result is a delicious blend that makes for a great way to start your day.
Mandarin Poppy Seed Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting – Looking for the perfect holiday dessert that will keep your guests raving for months to come? Serve this fluffy, three layer mandarin and poppy seed sponge cake, with a coating of scrumptious cream cheese frosting, for a dessert sure to be the talk of the town. Add extra fresh mandarin slices, and people will definitely be making room for seconds!
Mandarin, Curry, Cashew Chicken Salad - This salad recipe is so simple to make - and quick, too. Just gather the ingredients including yogurt, freshly-squeezed lemon juice, a variety of vegetables and Gold Nugget mandarins. Once you have everything ready, just mix it all together and gently fold in the mandarin segments - easy! This salad is great for dinner, but also makes a healthy lunch option. Try adding it to pita bread pockets for a portable lunch.