A glass of freshly squeezed orange juice on a wooden board
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Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Nothing beats a glass of fresh squeezed orange juice. Make your own to serve at brunch, Mothers Day, in a Mimosa, or just because!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword breakfast, freshly squeezed orange juice, fruit juice, oj
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 glasses
Calories 387kcal
Author Chef Markus Mueller

Ingredients

  • 10 Oranges Juiced

Instructions

  • Wash the oranges to remove any potential pesticide residue.
  • If the oranges are very firm, roll them on the counter top with your palm while applying downward pressure. This helps break up the individual segments and juice-filled vesicles. releasing more juice.
  • Cut the oranges in half with a sharp knife.
  • Using a hand held citrus reamer, (or an electric juicer), twist the flesh of the oranges on the reamer to extract the juice and pulp.
  • Pour the freshly squeezed orange juice into a glass and enjoy!

Notes

If you prefer pulp-free orange juice, use a strainer to remove the pulp before serving the orange juice.