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

This grilled chicken dish is the Holy Trinity of weeknight cooking: delicious, quick, and made from easy-to-find ingredients. Get the recipe for Honey-Grilled Chicken with Citrus Salad »Farideh Sadeghin
Smoky Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

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 »Eric Medsker
Lobster and Avocado Salad

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 »Nicole Franzen
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 RecipeJames Roper
Grapefruit & Habanero Skirt Steak with Grilled Tomato Salsa

Grapefruit & Habanero Skirt Steak with Grilled Tomato Salsa

Sweet papaya and tart ruby red grapefruit juice tame the heat of the Scotch bonnet pepper in the marinade for the steak, while the vegetables for the accompanying jalapeño-laced salsa get charred on the fire along with the meat.Todd Coleman
Grapefruit and Campari Granita

Grapefruit and Campari Granita

Ruby Red grapefruit juice and Campari are a refreshingly bittersweet combination.Laura Sant
Sautéed Crab with Avocado, Grapefruit and Herb Salad

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.Penny De Los Santos

Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)

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) »Ingalls Photography
Glazed Grapefruit Cake

Glazed Grapefruit Cake

Broiled, sugared grapefruit slices and a citrus glaze top this moist cake scented with zest.Ingalls Photography
Grapefruit and Seafood Ceviche

Grapefruit and Seafood Ceviche

Grapefruit juice, fiery jalapeño, and fragrant ginger transform shrimp, scallops, and calamari into an aromatic, spicy salad. Get the recipe »Ingalls Photography
Grapefruit-and-Sugar-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

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.Ingalls Photography

Fennel and Citrus Salad with Charred Squid

The zest and segments of four types of citrus enliven shaved fennel and charred squid in this winter salad.Ryan Liebe

Risotto with Grapefruit and Seared Scallops

Risotto with Grapefruit and Seared Scallops
Sweet sea scallops complement this creamy prosciutto-laced risotto accented with tart grapefruit.Ingalls Photography
Rum-broiled grapefruit

Rum-Broiled 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 »Ingalls Photography
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CANDIED GRAPEFRUIT PEELS

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

Gluten-Free Grapefruit Cake

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.Helen Rosner