Let’s explore some of the best recipes using seasonal oranges in creative and delicious ways. These recipes, from salads to desserts, are easy to make and perfect for any occasion. So, whether you’re looking for a refreshing fall treat or a hearty winter meal, these recipes with oranges will not disappoint. Let’s dive in and discover how to use this fantastic fruit in your cooking.
Instant Pot Orange Chicken
Sweet and tender Instant Pot Orange Chicken is ready for a weeknight dinner in less than 30 minutes. The whole family will love the flavorful sauce, and you’ll love how easy it is to make.
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Spicy Blood Orange Chicken
Spicy and sweet, this juicy Blood Orange Chicken is loaded with flavor. It’s roasted in the oven with potatoes, onions, and fresh blood oranges. It’s a sheet pan, one-pan dinner!
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Blood Orange Roast Chicken
Roast Chicken is always an easy weeknight choice, and this Blood Orange Roast Chicken will not disappoint. This gluten free chicken is moist, tender, and flavorful and can be used in a myriad of ways for weeknight leftovers.
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Blood Orange, Mango and Turmeric Smoothie
This Blood Orange, Mango, and Turmeric Smoothie is loaded with wholesome ingredients that will get you started off on the right foot for your day.
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Arugula And Orange Salad
This Arugula and Orange Salad is filled with so many seasonal goodies! Sliced oranges, pomegranate seeds, red onion, and blue cheese are topped with a simple sweet dressing. It’s sure to be a hit on your holiday table!
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Blood Orange Wine Spritzer
This light and fresh Blood Orange Wine Spritzer is the perfect cocktail for spring and summer. It’s loaded with fresh blood orange juice and made lighter with club soda.
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Blood Orange and Chocolate Oatmeal
I never get tired of wholesome oatmeal loaded with seasonal goodies like Blood Orange and Chocolate Oatmeal. Made easily in the microwave and full of citrus flavor.
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Cranberry Orange Prosecco Punch
Cranberry orange prosecco punch is a fun Fall or Thanksgiving cocktail. The orange and cranberry flavors make it festive and fruity, while the prosecco gives it a wonderful amount of fizz. Thanksgiving punch is a great festive drink to serve to guests, or you could simply make a pitcher to enjoy over the Thanksgiving period.
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Orange BBQ Salmon With Foil Packet Garlic Soy Vegetables
Orange BBQ salmon is so good! It’s a foil packet garlic soy vegetables recipe and a simple 30 minute salmon meal. Everyone is going to love how fresh and tangy this summer grilled salmon recipe is. So if you’re in the mood for a tasty fish dinner, consider easy salmon on the grill and prepare to have your taste buds tantalized!
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Cranberry Orange Biscotti With White Chocolate Drizzle
Cranberry orange biscotti are always good, especially during the festive period when cranberries and warm citrus flavors come into their own. Biscotti are famed for being a dry cookie that you dip into hot drinks. Just the kind of snack you want during the holidays!
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Air Fryer Frozen Orange Chicken
This air fryer orange chicken tastes just like you ordered takeout! It’s similar to the sweet and citrusy traditional fried orange chicken but without all the oil (and far fewer calories!) The outside of the chicken turns out nice and crispy while remaining juicy and tender on the inside. In under 20 minutes, you’ll have a delectable dinner on the table that the whole family will love.
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Mandarin Orange Salad (With Chicken)
Mandarin Orange Salad with Chicken is sweet, yummy, and full of fresh flavor. With the bursting tastes of red pomegranate, cherry tomatoes, and mandarin oranges, you’ll be sure to wow your guests with this colorful salad.
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Mandarin Orange And Blueberry Yogurt Parfait
When I am looking for a healthy dessert or a simple clean breakfast, I love making this mandarin orange and blueberry yogurt parfait. My five-year-old is IN LOVE with this recipe, and you will be too. It’s simple to make and just downright delicious. Check out how easy it is to make this yummy, clean, healthy dessert.
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Cranberry Orange Biscotti
This cranberry orange biscotti recipe is simply irresistible. Featuring crisp edges with a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth texture, fresh cranberries, and a delightful pop of fresh orange flavor, these classic Italian cookies are perfect for dunking in tea or coffee and are a wonderful addition to your holiday cookie baking.
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Orange Cardamom Cake
This glazed orange cardamom cake is a wonderfully simple dessert with winter citrus and spice. Its moist, hearty texture and sticky glaze make it perfect with tea.
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Deliciously Simple Chocolate Covered Oranges
Enjoy the classic combination of orange and chocolate in these easy chocolate-covered oranges. They’re a simple treat that makes a delicious winter snack or dessert and can be made in just minutes.
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Citrus Chicken Salad
This chopped winter salad is packed with crispy rotisserie chicken, bright winter citrus, pomegranates, toasted pine nuts, fresh herbs, and hearty bed of Tuscan kale then tossed in an orange dijon dressing.
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Orange Crinkle Cookies Recipe
These soft, chewy orange crinkle cookies with real orange zest are incredibly addictive. And best of all, you can easily make them with a cake mix!
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Sticky Orange Cauliflower
This orange cauliflower recipe is a mouthwatering combination of citrusy, sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and spicy flavors. Crunchy fried cauliflower florets are tossed in a zesty, sticky orange sauce to create one of the most popular Chinese take-out recipes you’ll ever set your taste buds on!
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Vegan Orange Cranberry Muffins
These vegan orange cranberry muffins are a delicious combination of citrusy, sweet, and tart flavors. Bursting with flavor and color, they are perfect for the holidays or any other day when you want to add a little variety to your breakfast, snack, or dessert menu!
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Vegan Orange Muffins
Exploding with citrusy flavor and a soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture, our vegan orange muffins will have you craving for seconds after just one bite! These fluffy and tender vegan muffins are made from fresh orange zest and then topped with a sweet orange glaze to create an unforgettable taste that is perfect for any time of day.
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Cranberry Orange Bread
Cranberry Orange Bread is a deliciously sweet bread that’s perfect for Christmas! Packed with orange flavor and fresh cranberries, this sweet loaf is covered with turbinado sugar for a perfectly crunchy top.
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Scallop Salad | Sweet Orange
This scallop salad recipe can be put on the table within 15 minutes. Combining the seared scallops and the sweet oranges makes this salad unique and delicious.
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Cranberry Orange Muffins
This cranberry orange muffin recipe is the perfect balance between sweet and sour. The cranberries burst in your mouth, making these muffins so flavorful. They are easy to make, hearty and delicious to eat.
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How to Make Orange Cake – The Best Recipe Ever
Before we dive into my awesome orange cake recipe, in case you haven’t read about my love affair with cake, I’ll link my Chocolate Cannoli Cake recipe so you can check it out there. LOL. Then you will understand why I feel so strongly that it’s a must to eat cake on your birthday!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.