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mexican question?

louis evans IV Nov 20, 2007 11:44 AM

Does anyone know the name of the sour orange that mexicans use to marinate meat with? I think it is Arangja is that correct?

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    mexivilla RE: louis evans IV Nov 21, 2007 05:13 AM

    Can't answer your question, but your phonetic spelling of Naranja is just the Spanish for orange.

    1. GroovinGourmet RE: louis evans IV Nov 21, 2007 05:23 AM

      Sour Orange in Spanish is Naranja Agria

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      1. re: GroovinGourmet
        JungMann RE: GroovinGourmet Nov 21, 2007 07:08 AM

        GroovinGourmet is right. If you can't find fresh naranja agria, you can use orange juice with some vinegar added. I am not a big fan of the Goya bottled naranja agria mojo.

        1. re: JungMann
          ekammin RE: JungMann Nov 21, 2007 09:41 AM

          Or a combination of orange and lemon juice.

        2. re: GroovinGourmet
          Chuckles the Clone RE: GroovinGourmet Nov 21, 2007 07:16 PM

          They're normally sold as "seville oranges" in the english speaking world. Generally available only in January or so.

        3. paulj RE: louis evans IV Nov 21, 2007 07:58 PM

          Naranja Agria - 'Orange bitter'; The bottled Goya version has an orange juice concentrate base, with the additions of Seville orange oil, grapefruit extract, etc.

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