Yuzu, or Japanese citron, is used mostly for its zest. Dried yuzu is sometimes used with spices, and its juice is added to various hotpot simmered dishes.


- Has vitamin C
- Aroma and slightly acidic taste whet the appetite

How to pick and store

- Yuzu with bumpy, moist skin surfaces are the best.
- Store in the refrigerator using a vegetable storage bag.


- Thinly remove the peel, and use it as garnish for soups and dressed dishes, or to add extra flavor to meals.
- Add the juice to dressing, ponzu or other sauces.

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