11 sunny citrus recipes

Need quick shot of sunshine? Pucker up for a collection of citrus recipes so bright and cheery you'll have to wear shades.

11 sunny citrus recipes

Photo: Ryan Szulc

citrus recipes

Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

Lemon zest gives zing to this soft, spongy, not-too-sweet cake. You’ll love how easy this single-serve, super-fast treat is. Get the recipe: Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

11 sunny citrus recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Poached Salmon with Fennel and Orange

This light fish dish comes together easily in the slow cooker and stars OJ in its poaching liquid—kids will love the mild sweetness. Get the recipe: Poached Salmon with Fennel and Orange

plate with quinoa, salmon coated in a glaze, steamed broccoliPhoto: Andrew Grinton


Lemon Posset with Candied Lemon Peel

This five-ingredient posset—a simple, light pudding—gets its kick from lemon zest and juice. Get the recipe: Lemon Posset with Candied Lemon Peel

Two cups with lemon pudding and candied lemon peels on topPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Jewel Salad

Beans and citrus: The best! This super-fresh salad features orange segments and pomegranate arils, along with edamame, black beans and fresh basil, tossed with a light orange-honey dressing. Get the recipe: Jewel Salad

bowl of salad with beans and orangesPhoto: Maya Visnyea

Mini Meringue Tarts

Who doesn’t love a classic meringue tart? The filling is the perfect balance of sweet and tart, and premade mini frozen shells make them easy. Get the recipe: Mini Meringue Tarts

mini lemon tarts topped with meringuePhoto: Jodi Pudge


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Wheat Berry Salad

Citrus gives salad an instant lift. Juicy orange segments and chopped fresh herbs are like jazz hands in this hearty, savoury bowl. Get the recipe: Wheat Berry Salad

bowl of wheat berry saladPhoto: Ryan Szulc

Lime Macarons

Fancy French macarons are delicate and delicious—and not as tricky as you may think. Get the recipe: Lime Macarons

woman holding a small plate with two lime macaronsPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Citrus-Marinated Chicken Scalloppini with Baby Bok Choy

Orange juice is a great meat tenderizer. Let chicken chill in this OJ-soy sauce marinade and then reduce it to a sweet-salty sauce for the finished dish. Get the recipe: Citrus-Marinated Chicken Scalloppini with Baby Bok Choy

marinated chicken breast with sautéed bok choyPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Double Lemon Bars

Listen up, lemon fans: These creamy bars are so easy, you’ll have your citrus fix in no time. Get the recipe: Double Lemon Bars

squares of lemon bars on parchment paper with candied lemon on topPhoto: Ryan Szulc

Orange Stir-Fried Pork

This stir-fry is almost as easy as ordering take-out. It tastes better, too. Get the recipe: Orange Stir-Fried Pork

11 sunny citrus recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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This article was originally published on Jan 12, 2019

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