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Supreme oranges in a white bowl
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How to Supreme an Orange (or any citrus fruit)

Step by Step on how to Supreme or segment an orange, or any citrus fruit. Your fruit will look like restaurant quality citrus segments for salads and beyond.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Fruit, Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American, French, How To
Servings: 1 orange
Calories: 70kcal
Author: Cyndy Ufkes - The Art of Food and Wine


  • Serrated knife


  • 1 cold orange, Navel, Valencia, Blood Oranges or any cold citrus


  • Step 1: Cut off both ends of the orange so it sits flat on the cutting board
  • Step 2: Stand the orange upright and with the knife cut downward to remove the peel and the pith
    Follow the natural curve of the orange from top to bottom. Continue around the orange until all peel and pith are removed.
  • Step 3: Once all peel is removed you can easily see the membrane between each segment.
    Slice on each side of the membrane to remove each segment individually.
  • Step 4: Continue until each segment is removed