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Yuzu Juice



Yuzu Juice is a yellowish-grey coloured juice from a Japanese fruit called Yuzu.

The juice, sold in bottles, is quite expensive outside Japan: it's more expensive than even truffle oil. It's not cheap in Japan either, however, because Yuzu fruits don't yield much juice. One average-sized Yuzu, about the size of a golfball, will only yield 1 teaspoon of juice.

Fortunately, you don't use Yuzu Juice in great quantities, because its flavour is very intense, far more so than that of lemons, limes or oranges. You don't need a lot of it for its flavour to come through in your dishes.

Substitutes

Juice from a lime or lemon (not Meyer's Lemon, which would be too sweet), but in larger quantities. Some people also suggest using 1/2 lemon juice, 1/2 lime juice.


Equivalents

1 Yuzu about the size of a golfball equals 1 teaspoon of juice.

See also:

Yuzu

Yuzu Gama; Yuzu Juice; Yuzu Kosho; Yuzu Shichimi; Yuzu Vinegar; Yuzu

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Oulton, Randal. "Yuzu Juice." CooksInfo.com. Published 27 November 2004; revised 02 December 2007. Web. Accessed 12/18/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/yuzu-juice>.

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