Tangerine is a citrus fruit that is deliciously sweet and tangy. It is widely consumed as a snack and an ingredient in various culinary dishes.
Tangerines are a hybrid of mandarins and oranges. They come in two varieties: early tangerines and late tangerines.
Tangerines have a deep reddish-orange hue, fragrant rind, and tender flesh. They are a rich source of vitamin C, fiber, and folate.
The peel of tangerines can be used to make zesty marmalades, jams, or jellies. They can also be candied or pickled.
Tangerines are easy to peel, making them a snack favorite among children and adults.
Tangerines are typically harvested in winter and sold as fresh, frozen, or canned.
Tangerines are an ingredient in many savory dishes, such as roasted meats, casseroles, salads, and especially sauces.
The flavor profile of tangerines is classified as sweet-tart with citrus and floral undertones.
Tangerine oil is often used in aromatherapy for its refreshing and calming properties.
Tangerines can be juiced to add a bold citrus flavor to cocktails and mocktails.
Tangerines are usually seedless, making them a tasty and convenient snack.