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Orange Juice Recipe

Orange Juice Recipe

The orange juice is probably one of the most popular fruit juices, most popular and most consumed. In fact, it is one of the drinks that are usually included in most breakfasts, especially when combined with a cup of coffee and a handful of whole grains or a bowl of fresh fruit.

It is a drink extremely rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, particularly notable for its content in 60 types of flavonoids and 170 phytochemicals. It is therefore an ideal drink in reducing the negative action of free radicals, reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of certain diseases, such as cancer and osteoporosis. In addition to its incredible benefits, it is a drink very easy to make, since it is enough to have a handful of fresh and ripe oranges, a knife to cut them and a juicer. Only that.

The fresh orange juice has a fruity and acidic flavor. Some factories added citric acid or ascorbic acid to their products, and other nutrients like calcium and vitamin D. Orange juice seems more nutritious than pulp-free versions because of the existence of flavonoids that exist in the pulp.

The orange juice is a fruit juice in liquid form obtained from squeezing the oranges, usually with an instrument called a juicer. The largest exporter of orange juice is Brazil, followed by the United States, mainly Florida. The culinary uses of orange juice are diverse and mainly taken as refreshment. Orange juice is a complex food product made up of various ingredients, and nowadays you can get it squeezed in Tetra Brik containers in almost any supermarket.

One of the main culinary uses is as refreshing though it is widely used in many breakfasts in the world. It is part of the famous English breakfast. It is also used in the manufacture of some cocktails like the screwdriver, the Feuerzangenbowle (Christmas punch in German), the drain, the water of Valencia (mixture of champagne and orange juice) or tequila sunrise.

Its acidic character is used in the elaboration of sauces like the pink sauce or in preparations like the ceviche or some vinaigrettes for salads. It is sometimes used in food preparation as one more ingredient, for example, the Baja California cake from Mexico. In Puerto Rico it is popularly known as Chinese juice.

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Calories per serving: 45 calories per 100 gms


4 oranges
4 ice cubes
1 cup coconut milk
Mint leaves

Recipe Method:

Peel the oranges and cut it in half. Put them into a blender with the coconut milk. Blend for 2 minutes.
Strain the juice and enjoy with few mint leaves sprinkled over the glass along with the ice cubes.


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