A whole clementine and two slices of clementine

How to select

Choose clementines that are soft to the touch, shiny, and orange. Avoid wrinkled or blemished clementines.

How to prepare

Simply peel the clementine and separate each slice to eat or use in a recipe.

How to store

Clementines can be kept at room temperature for 2-3 days or in the fridge for 2-3 weeks.

Peak season

Fall, winter

Ways to use

  • Use clementines to make salsa to spice up a meal. 
  • Toss clementines into your favorite salad. 
  • Enjoy a clementine on the go; just peel and eat. 
  • Squeeze clementine juice on top of seafood.

Fun facts

  • Clementines are a cross between mandarin and sweet oranges. 
  • Clementines were introduced to America in 1909. 
  • While tangerines have seeds, clementines do not.

Nutrition info and facts

Clementines can promote healthy skin due to their high vitamin C content. Eating a few clementines throughout the day is a good way to increase fiber intake. Clementines contain antioxidants that can prevent type 2 diabetes.

1 clementine = 35 calories, 1 g protein, 9 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 40% DV vitamin C