For more than a century, the Sunkist name has
evoked images of the plumpest, juiciest fresh citrus,
bursting with sun-ripened flavor. One of the oldest
grower-owned citrus cooperatives in the world, Sunkist
originated in the fertile valleys of the desert Southwest.
Today, more than 6,000 Sunkist growers continue to
set the standard for the citrus industry. In addition to
producing premier-quality citrus, Sunkist has become a
worldwide leader in fruit marketing, helping millions
enjoy the healthful benefits of delicious fresh citrus
with recipes like Orange Barbecued Chicken and Real
Don’t limit this citrus-flavored barbecue sauce
to chicken—it’s excellent on pork ribs as well.
1/3cup diced onion
3 tablespoons butter
Juice of 1 fresh
3 tablespoons soy sauce
Grated peel of
11/2 tablespoons cornstarch
Juice of 3 Sunkist oranges,
2 broiler-fryers (about 21/2
pounds each), quartered
1. In a small saucepan, cook onion in butter until
tender. Add honey, lemon juice, soy sauce and
2. Stir cornstarch into orange juice; add to the
onion mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring,
3. Lightly brush chicken quarters with oil.
4. Grill chicken over medium-low coals for about
20 minutes on each side.
5. Brush chicken with sauce. Continue cooking,
turning and brushing occasionally with sauce,
until chicken is tender, with an internal temperature
of 160°F. Makes 6-8 servings.
Sunkist Real Old-Fashioned
A Sunkist classic—zesty, thirst quenching and
not too sweet.
Juice of 6 fresh
approximately 1 cup
1 cup sugar, or to taste
4 cups cold water
1 Sunkist lemon, cut into
1. In a large pitcher combine lemon juice and
sugar; stir until sugar is dissolved.
2. Stir in cold water.
3. Serve over ice. Garnish each glass with a
lemon slice. Makes 6 servings.
Reprinted with permission from Sunkist Growers, Inc.
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