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Frozen Orange juice Substitute

chicken recipe calls for 2tbs. thawed frozen O J --
I never use frozen juice-what can I use instead?

asked by JuneLee almost 2 years ago
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added almost 2 years ago

fresh orange juice

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drbabs

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added almost 2 years ago

Yes, fresh orange juice. And a little orange zest, too.

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added almost 2 years ago

I think drbabs' suggestion to add zest is a good one. Frozen OJ is concentrated so fresh OJ, while tastier to drink is not as strong a flavor as the recipe writer probably desired. Zest would provide that.

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added almost 2 years ago

Take 1/4 c orange juice and boil it down to 2 tbsp, that will concentrate the flavor and thicken it. Use the smallest pot you have, and low heat so it doesn't burn.