This fresh and healthy cold beverage of Calamansi Juice is really beneficial for you and making Calamansi Juice is so easy and quick that you don’t need to spend much time, only 10 minutes and you already can enjoy Calamansi Juice which will give lots of health benefits for you! Do try!!
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT CALAMANSI AND CALAMANSI JUICE
Calamansi is a kind of lime usually found in some countries in South East Asia like Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines. Calamansi has several other names such as Calamondin, Golden Lime and Filipino Lime. People in Philippines even export this tart fruit to some countries around the world and especially to America. So, the Americans usually can find and buy Calamansi during spring and summer.
Many people are wondering and sometimes confused about the difference between Calamansi and lemon. Before talking about the difference, let’s take a look at the similarities. Both Calamansi and Lemon can be made into beverage and these two kinds of fruits are under the same big umbrella of lime. And they also look alike and both of them are an excellent source of vitamin C.
The difference between Calamansi and Lemon is the use of two. Besides it is made into juice, Calamansi is also used on the skin. It is believed that Calamansi will whiten your skin. On the other hand, Lemon, besides it is made into juice, too, is generally used for food supplement.
As mentioned earlier, Calamansi Juice gives you lots of health benefits. There are at least 7 health benefits that you can get from Calamansi Juice. First of all, Calamansi Juice will strengthen your immune system. Secondly, Calamansi Juice helps you in collagen production.
Thirdly, Calamansi Juice will manage your glucose, insulin and cholesterol levels. Next, Calamansi Juice helps you with your stomach problems. After that, Calamansi Juice will fight the inflammation. And then, Calamansi Juice helps you in detoxifying your body.
And last but not least, as mentioned above, Calamansi Juice will whiten your skin. For this last health benefit of Calamansi Juice which is whitening your skin can be explained scientifically. Calamansi is a citrus fruit, so it has a strong acid element that assist in lightening the dark spots and patches in the skin. Calamansi will rejuvenate the cells present in those areas and turn them clearer and whiter.
Calamnansi actually has its root in Philippines. As mentioned above, one of the other names of Calamansi is Filipino Lime. People in Philippines and Malaysia often use Calamansi in their daily meals.
At glance, Calamansi looks similar to tangerine and Calamansi basically is a hybrid between mandarin orange and kumquat. Due to its health benefits, more and more people not only in the Eastern part of the world but also in the Western part of the world start to pay more attention to this sour fruit especially to its juice. It’s so refreshing and nice to have the Calamansi Juice in the hot sunny day.
HOW MANY CALORIES OF CALAMANSI JUICE PER SERVING?
Calamansi Juice has only 93 calories per serving.
WHAT MELAS TO SERVE WITH CALAMANSI JUICE?
After enjoying the Calamansi Juice, some other meals such as Grilled Fish with Banana Leaf, Fried Noodles and Chicken Satay can be served together with Calamansi Juice for more complete weekday meals. One of the delicious pair dishes for Calamansi Juice is Fried Noodles.
For Fried Noodles, you need the ingredients such as 2 ½ tablespoons of cooking oil, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 1 boiled, peeled, and sliced of potato, 3 chopped into pieces of fried bean tofu, 4 cleaned and chopped into rings of squid, 1 lb cleaned up and dried-out of noodles, 2 big eggs, 1 cup cleaned up and dried-out of bean sprouts, lettuce leaves, and 1 chopped into wedges of lime.
Besides these ingredients, some other ingredients are needed for the Chili Paste such as 10 dried of red chilies, 1 ½ tablespoons of cooking oil, and 1 tablespoon of water. And some ingredients for the Sauce such as 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 3 tablespoons of tomato ketchup, 2 tablespoons of dark soy sauce and sugar. Now, you are ready to cook Fried Noodles.
Firstly, all the ingredients in Chili Paste are mixed and blended properly using a food processor. Secondly, a large frying pan is heated and the Chili Paste is stir-fried until the chili separates from the oil. Put it aside. Next, all the ingredients of the Sauce are mixed together in a small bowl. Put them aside.
After that, a large frying pan is heated up on high heat and 2 tablespoons of cooking oil are put into the large frying pan. The garlic, 3 tablespoons of Chili Paste, potatoes, bean curd, and squid are put into the large frying pan. They are stir-fried until you smell the nice aroma. The yellow noodles and the Sauce are put into the large frying pan and keep on stirring. The noodles are pushed to the side of the large frying pan.
And then, the remaining ½ tablespoon of cooking oil is put into the large frying pan and the eggs are cracked on top of the oil. The eggs are scrambled and are mixed with the noodles. The bean sprouts are put into the large frying pan and they are quick-stirred for more or less 1 minute.
Finally, dish them out and the Fried Noodles are beautifully decorated with sliced of lettuce leaves and lime wedges. Some lime juice is squeezed all over the Fried Noodles. Now, your Fried Noodles are ready and you serve The Fried Noodles with Calamansi Juice.
COURSE : BEVERAGE
CUISINE : ASIAN (FILIPINO)
KEYWORD : CALAMANSI JUICE RECIPE
PREP TIME : 10 MINUTES
ADDITIONAL TIME : 5 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 15 MINUTES
SERVINGS : 1 PERSON
CALORIES : 93 CALORIES
- 5 of chopped into halves of Calamansi
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- ¼ cup of ice cubes
- Prepare a glass. The calamansi is squeezed half by half. And then, the juice is squeezed into the glass.
- The water, sugar and ice cubes are put into the glass. Now, your Calamansi Juice is ready and Calamansi Juice is best served cold.