How to Select an Ugli Fruit
Choose an ugli fruit that is heavy for its size and gives to gentle pressure. Avoid ugli fruit that is too hard or has signs of drying at the ends. Color is not an indication of ripeness.
How to Store Ugli Fruit
Store ugli fruit at room temperature for up to 5 days or store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
How to Freeze Ugli Fruit
Wash and peel the ugli fruit dividing it into sections and removing all membranes and seeds. In a saucepan mix 2 ¾ cup of sugar with 4 cups of water, stirring until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is boiling. Allow the solution to cool and then pour it over the fruit. Place the ugli fruit and syrup in a freezer container and store in the freezer.
How to Ripen Ugli Fruit
Ugli Fruit belongs to the citrus family so it will not ripen after it has been harvested. It is always supposed to be picked ripe, even if the skin is green the inside flesh will be orange to deep orange.
Ugli Fruit Recipes
Emeril’s Ugli Fruit Mojito
Ugli Chicken with Equally Ugli Sauce
Ugli Fruit and Coconut-Crusted Coley
Ugli Fruit Marmalade
Ugli Fruit Smoothie
Ugli Fruit Tea Cookies
Ugli Salad with Dressing