12 Citrus Recipes to Brighten Up Your Meal

Brighten up your cooking and baking with citrus! While most people associate citrus with warmer weather, it’s the cooler months citrus is at its peak flavor. Fresh citrus adds refreshing flavor to recipes. When trying to escape the gloomy weather, try one of these 12 citrus recipes.

Mexican Citrus Roasted Pork

Mexican Citrus Roasted Pork

"This recipe is low cal, double duty, with enormous flavor! It's a Crock Pot recipe too so it tastes like you've been slaving all day. 🙂 I also use this pork in my Cuban sandwiches." - Megan
Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemon Chicken Piccata

"This is one of those chicken dishes that is seriously delicious. The basic dish is wonderful all on its own, but I decided to kick up the sauce with a bit more flavor for this dish." - Bella
Lemon Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

"Lemon anything is truly my favorite thing this time of year and these Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting are right up my alley. These cupcakes are everything a cupcake should be. They are light and airy, sweet, and topped with a zesty cream cheese frosting." - Debbie
Lemon & Lime Roasted Red Potatoes

Lemon & Lime Roasted Red Potatoes

"Whats not to like... roasted potatoes with herbs, garlic, wine, lemon, lime, and onions. Yummmm." - Baby Kato
Lemon Butter Roasted Chicken

Lemon Butter Roasted Chicken

"This succulent chicken is baked to perfection. The herbs and lemon mixture permeate through the chicken while baking. As if the zing of garlic and lemon isn't enough, a small dollop of lemon flavored butter is put on individual pieces of chicken and just adds to the amazing flavor." - The Kitchen Crew
Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa

"I am a big fan of salsas, especially fruit based salsas, and today's recipe is the one that I am currently crushing on, a citrus salsa with oranges, grapefruit, and limes!" - Kevin
Key Lime Cheesecake

Key Lime Cheesecake

"If you love lime you will love this cheesecake. So rich and luscious, to die for." - SK
Sunshine in a Bowl

Sunshine in a Bowl

" came up with this when my sister was pregnant with her first child. She would not eat much due to bad morning sickness but she was obsessed with all things citrus. This is a pretty simple salad to make once you master sectioning the citrus. This is so yummy we eat it as a dessert at our house, sometimes over vanilla ice cream!" - Amy
Sauteed Tequila Lime Shrimp

Sauteed Tequila Lime Shrimp

"Hearty, healthy, and full of flavor, Sauteed Tequila Lime Shrimp elevates weeknight shrimp and takes less than 10 minutes to cook. Marinated in an ancho chili paste then flavored with tequila and lime this dish brings it in the flavor department!" - Paula
Citrus Coconut Milk Cake

Citrus Coconut Milk Cake

"I had to turn kumquats into something to bring back to James for gifting me with so many kumquats. I took a coconut milk recipe I had always enjoyed and citrus-sided it. I added a lot of lemon and orange elements to the cake as well. For some reason beyond me, lemon and orange make kumquats taste more like kumquat in baked goods." - Maggie
Foil Envelope Fish

Foil Envelope Fish

"We loved this technique! The fish turned out perfectly light and tender, and the added hint of lemon was delicious." - The Kitchen Crew
Jayde's Citrus Ricotta Cookies With Citrus Glaze

Jayde's Citrus Ricotta Cookies With Citrus Glaze

"I wanted to make cream cheese cookies but no cream cheese. But I had ricotta, fruit, and a cake mix!!! These came out so good, Lite, cake-like citrus sunshine in a cookie. I love semi-homemade." - Lisa