i love to eat these oranges so much and would love to have some recipes for using them. thanks in advance.
oh man, I don't have any recipes off the top of my head, but I'll list a few dishes that I absolutely love mandarin oranges in! I love mandarin oranges with cottage cheese, I love them in salads (especially with dried cranberries), and I love them in Pudding Fruit Salad by Pillsbury.
mmm mmm good!
This recipe was on the board a few years ago. It's a great mandarin orange recipe.
Rec Rev: Dreamsicle Mousse posted by Star...this stuff is to die for good! Posted by: casslepier Replies: 42 Posted on: 2/23/2005 7:19:23 PM #T480370 OMG! This was SO easy and SO good! I was a little leery about the white chocolate pudding as I am not a big chocolate fan, but seriously folks, this taste just like a dreamsicle! I used the small boxes of jello and pudding and a larger can of mandarin oranges. Next I am going to try SF Raspberry jello, the SF white chocolate pudding, and some frozen raspberries! MMMMM! I might try freezing some too and see what happens. I am always looking for things to satisfy my sweet tooth when I am watching what I eat and this one is by far the best!Thanks Star!Dreamsicle Mousse 1 box sugar-free orange Jell-O 1 box sugar-free white chocolate instant pudding 1 can mandarin oranges, drained 1 (8 oz.) container fat-free cool whip Dissolve Jell-O in 1 cup boiling water. Add 1 cup cold water and let set for 5 minutes. Using electric mixer, beat dry pudding mix into Jell-O until well blended. Fold in mandarin oranges and cool whip. Chill before serving. Variations: add chopped pecans, use strawberry Jell-O and fresh or frozen strawberries (thawed and drained), lime Jell-O and pineapple. Be creative. Walmart and some grocery stores carry the sugar-free white chocolate pudding.
CHICKEN WITH MANDARIN ORANGES
KOPAA SESAME SALAD
I keep a dozen mandarins slices separate to add to the top of the muffins, prior to baking
Coconut-Pineapple Muffins substitute mandarin oranges for pineapple, add orange essence2 cups flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 egg1/4 cup oil
1/3 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla/ orange essence
1 (8 oz) can crushed pineapple (undrained)/canned mandarinsCombine first five ingredients. In separate bowl combine the remaining ingredients. Blend all together just until the dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into paper lined muffin tins about 3/4 full. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes. Makes about 1 dozen muffins. Enjoy!
This is a favorite family salad. As noted, sometimes I omit the chicken when it accompanies a big meal.~~VickiSPINACH MANDARIN ORANGE SALAD1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained (reserve juice) – set aside4 oz. (4 cups) fresh spinach *1 cucumber, seeded & chopped½ cup red onion, chopped1 can of sliced water chestnuts (chop, if desired)1 ½ cups cooked chicken, chopped14-16 oz. frozen peas, slightly thawed5-6 eggs, coarsely choppedDRESSING:1 ½ cup mayonnaise1 ½ T. mustard1 ½ t. lemon juice¼ t. coriander, opt.2 T. reserved mandarin orange juiceINSTRUCTIONSCombine dressing ingredients. Set aside.Salad: Layer in 13” x 9” pan, in order given:1. Spinach, Cucumber, Red Onion, Water Chestnuts, Chicken, Peas, Eggs2. Spread dressing over salad. Place individual mandarin oranges on dressing, (in columns or decoratively).NOTE:- I use one small (whole) bag of baby spinach- Tastes delicious with OR without the chicken (such as, when another main course is served)
FIVE CUP SALAD with VariationsThis is another tried and true salad. Make your own variations. Some people use heavy cream, whipped in place of sour cream. When I use maraschino cherries, I usually cut them in half.FIVE CUP SALAD1 cup pineapple, drained (crushed, tidbits, or chunks)1 cup shredded coconut OR fresh grated coconut1 cup mandarin oranges, drained1 cup miniature marshmallows1 cup sour creamStir together. Refrigerature a few hours.OPTIONAL Additions:1 small jar of red or green maraschino cherries, drained OR pitted fresh cherries1 cup of walnuts or pecans1 cup bing cherries1/2 to 1 cup dried cherries OR craisinsEnjoy!
Link to more mandarin orange recipes:http://community.tasteofhome.com/forums/t/158782.aspx?PageIndex=1
I make Mandarin Chicken.
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