Kumquat recipes

Find delicious and easy kumquat recipes here. Also known as Chinese oranges, we have kumquat jam and marmalade recipes, kumquat desserts and lots more.

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66 reviews

A sweet home made kumquat marmalade made with fresh kumquats and a couple of oranges. No added pectin is necessary for this seasonal treasure. The amount of marmalade produced can be adjusted easily to the amount of fruit you have on hand - just stick to the ratios mentioned in the directions.


22 reviews

Kumquats are entirely edible when ripe, rind and all. This is a delicious compote that makes a special addition to crepes, French toast, trifles, or even topped on ice cream.

Recipe by: Patty Hern

1 review

Kumquats are a small citrus fruit, like an orange, but the whole fruit is edible, adding a great tangy flavour to this easy stir-fry dish. Kumquats are believed to symbolise good fortune in the Far East.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

1 review

This is an easy jam that uses the delicious kumquat fruit and tangerines. Cardamom adds a lovely Middle Eastern taste to the jam. The end result is an irresistible breakfast jam that is both tangy and a little spicy!

Recipe by: Danaahmad

8 reviews

Pear, watercress and cucumbers are tossed with quinoa and dressed with diced kumquats, olive oil, coriander and lemon juice. If you can't find kumquats try using clementines.

Recipe by: Barrett

16 reviews

This kumquat jam resembles a marmalade, with lovely rind pieces that spread across your hot buttered toast. It takes time to slice the kumquats as they're small; ensure you've a few hours! You don't want the seeds in the jam, so using a food prosessor is a no-no. The extra seeds have the pectin that will be used help set the jam, though.

Recipe by: lolli_d

13 reviews

Fresh tuna steaks are poached in an aromatic, freshly flavoured stock. Serve with couscous.

Recipe by: MOTTS

No reviews

Since we've had fresh cranberries in our local supermarket, I've experimented with this compote every year for Christmas (for with the turkey in our family). This one was so good that I'm sticking with it. A nice alternative to cranberry sauce.

Recipe by: Julia

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A pleasingly light yet traditional pudding for wintry days, this offers all the pleasure of a steamed pudding without the unhealthy saturated fat in suet. Layers of sliced kumquats add a deliciously tangy citrus flavour.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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Tender pieces of lamb spread with garlic and herbs are served with a fruity sauce. Try serving with potatoes and a green vegetable such as broccoli.

Recipe by: Brenda Houghton

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