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How to Segment Citrus Fruit

January 27, 2020

Segmenting is the best way to serve your favorite citrus fruit and it’s incredibly easy to do. All you need is a sharp paring knife to get started.

How to Segment a Grapefruit

1. Start by slicing off the top and bottom of the grapefruit.
2. Lay it flat and carve downward to remove the skin and white pith.
3. Take the paring knife and slice each side of the membrane segment at an angle to remove.

How to Segment an Orange

1. Start by slicing off the top and bottom of the orange.
2. Lay it flat and carve downward to remove the skin and white pith.
3. Tilt the orange on its side and slice into 1/4 in. – 1/2 in. thick round segments.

Ready to give you new skills a try? Check out my Citrus Salad with Chicken & Shaved Vegetables.

Citrus Salad with Shaved Carrots and Chciken

By Chef Billy Parisi
Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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