How to Juice Fresh Citrus

Juicing citrus fruit is pretty simple-and you don't even need to have a juicer! Here is the best way to juice any citrus to release the maximum amount of liquid.


To extract the most juice, bring the citrus fruit to room temperature. Once it hits room temperature, roll the fruit on a hard surface so that the flesh begins to release its juice inside the peel. Cut the fruit in half to expose the flesh. Use a juicer if you have one, but a fork can work just as well find a fork. Over a bowl, insert the fork into the sections and firmly squeeze the fruit while twisting the fork in the flesh.


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