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Nov 20, 2007 11:44 AM

mexican question?

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

    1. Sour Orange in Spanish is Naranja Agria

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      1. re: GroovinGourmet

        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

          Or a combination of orange and lemon juice.

        2. re: GroovinGourmet

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

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