Grapefruit Recipes

Tart and acidic, with slightly herbaceous notes, grapefruit stands up boldly to flank steak, brightens cocktails, and adds a wonderfully bitter note to cakes and sorbets.

Honey-Grilled Chicken with Citrus Salad

Honey-Grilled Chicken with Citrus Salad

Smoky Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

Meant for long afternoons overlooking lakes, porches, and thick novels, gin and tonics are the balm of summer. Add a slice of salt-sprinkled grilled grapefruit, and cut the tonic with soda, and the highball grows not only more aromatically complex, but even more refreshing. Get the recipe for Smoky Grapefruit Gin and Tonic »

Lobster and Avocado Salad

Sliced ripe avocados add a silky bite to an elegant salad tossed with lobster and juicy grapefruit segments. Get the recipe for Lobster and Avocado Salad »
Lemon Possett
In this recipe from Florida chef Jeffrey Jew, caramelized shortbread crumbs add crunch to citrusy puddinglike posset, an English dessert made with curdled cream. See the Recipe James Roper

Grapefruit & Habanero Skirt Steak with Grilled Tomato Salsa

Grapefruit & Habanero Skirt Steak with Grilled Tomato Salsa

Grapefruit and Campari Granita

Ruby Red grapefruit juice and Campari are a refreshingly bittersweet combination. Get the recipe for Grapefruit and Campari Granita »

Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad

Crabmeat is rubbed with a smoky chile paste, then sautéed and tossed in a refreshing salad of creamy avocado, tart grapefruit, and herbs. Get the recipe for Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad »

Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)

Sweet pomelo pairs beautifully with chiles, peanuts, and mint in this recipe for a classic Thai salad from Talde in Brooklyn, New York. Get the recipe for Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo) »

Glazed Grapefruit Cake

Glazed Grapefruit Cake

Grapefruit and Seafood Ceviche

Grapefruit juice, fiery jalapeño, and fragrant ginger transform shrimp, scallops, and calamari into an aromatic, spicy salad. Get the recipe »

Grapefruit-and-Sugar-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Slathered on pork tenderloin and roasted, a marinade of grapefruit, brown sugar, and spices caramelizes to an exquisite crust.

Fennel and Citrus Salad with Charred Squid

Fennel and Citrus Salad with Charred Squid

Risotto with Grapefruit and Seared Scallops

Sweet sea scallops complement this creamy prosciutto-laced risotto accented with tart grapefruit.
Rich dark rum is brushed over grapefruit halves, which are then sprinkled with sugar and cayenne pepper before broiling. See the recipe for Rum-Broiled Grapefruit »

CANDIED GRAPEFRUIT PEELS

These are wonderful plain, dipped in chocolate, or chopped and added to dough for baked goods.

Gluten-Free Grapefruit Cake

This moist cake soaked with citrus-infused syrup gets its nutty flavor and hearty texture from a blend of almond flour and coarsely ground yellow cornmeal. Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Grapefruit Cake »