Satsuma Oranges (Mandarin): Natural Food

Mandarin oranges are easy to peel.
Mandarin oranges are easy to peel.

Nutritional Information:

Excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of fiber and folate.

What to Look For:

Pick ones that are heavy for their size. Its nickname is "Emerald Green" because of its greenish-orange color.


Easy Storage and Preparation:

They will keep at room temperature for several days and a week or more if refrigerated.

Best Uses:

Loose skin allows them to be peeled easily. Sweet and seedless, they're great in fruit and green salads and good with poultry.


NOTE: An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

Source: Copyright © 2000 by Ellen Haas.

From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.

Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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