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Fresh Tangerine Sorbet

Prep Time30 mins
Plus freezing time12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Paige


  • 1 cup Minus one tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 tsp. fresh tangerine zest
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. vodka optional
  • 2 cups fresh squeezed tangerine or orange juice


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor, and pulse until the ingredients are combined and the sugar is dissolved, about a minute.
  • Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a medium bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour, or until chilled.
  • Transfer the mixture into an ice cream machine, and process based on your machine's
  • instructions.
  • The sorbet will be somewhat soft.
  • Store sorbet in a container with a tight-fitting lid, and freeze until firm or overnight.
  • The sorbet will keep fresh for a week.


  • This recipe was updated in December 2019


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg