Sour Oranges

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Sour Oranges

Sour Oranges are round, oblong-oval, 2 to 3 in (7-8 cm) wide, rough-surfaced, with a fairly thick, aromatic, bitter peel becoming bright reddish-orange on maturity. Sour Oranges have many uses including marmalade, and in the liqueurs Triple sec, Grand Marnier and Curaçao.

Names: Bitter orange, sour orange.

Source: Dominican Republic

Handling: Sour Oranges are generally not eaten out-of-hand because of the acidic taste but are often used for cooking because of their strong orange flavor. They are popular for making marmalades, jellies, and jams, flavoring liqueurs, and are used in marinades.

Varieties:  Bergamot, Bouquet.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 0.9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber .4g 2%
Sugars 0g
Protein .6g 1%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.