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10 Best Pomelo Recipes To Try This Season

These pomelo recipes are your ticket to a world of delicious citrus delights!

Craving citrus but want something other than the usual oranges and grapefruits? Well, say hello to the pomelo.

10 Best Pomelo Recipes To Try This Season featuring Healthy Salad with Pomelo, Shrimp, Herbs and Onions
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This sweet, floral, and tangy fruit is larger than life. Literally… sort of. At least, they are the biggest fruit in the citrus family.

And its tart appeal can make any meal more exciting! Imagine it in a crunchy salad, as salsa, or even mixed in a cocktail.


So treat your taste buds to a new and refreshing culinary experience. Try these pomelo recipes today!

1. Vegetarian Pomelo Salad

Let’s get the ball rolling with this pomelo salad!

It’s a refreshing vegetarian delight you will love. It pairs the juicy pomelo pulp with noodles, vibrant veggies, and toasted peanuts.

Pomelo’s citrusy sweetness pairs wonderfully with creamy avocado, crisp scallions, and cilantro.

This refreshing ensemble is dressed in a sweet chili dressing that ties everything together. A hint of sesame and lime gives this salad dressing an irresistible tang.

I could eat it with a spoon!

Every bite is a delightful celebration of freshness and balance… right on your plate. And as a bonus, this salad can be whipped up in under 30 minutes! 

2. Pitcher Pomelo Palomas

Try something new with these Pitcher Pomelo Palomas! Usually, Palomas are made with grapefruit and tequila. 

But why not use pomelo? This refreshing, tangy twist is perfect for your next party. It’s not too sweet and has a subtle sour taste that tickles your taste buds.

It’s beautiful to look at and easy to make. And it tastes fantastic. What more could you ask for? 

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Ingredients: pomelo juice, lime, simple syrup, your choice of tequila or vodka, club soda, Sriracha salt. Add pomelo (or grapefruit) slices and fresh basil for garnish.

3. Pomelo Citrus Bars

These pomelo citrus bars are beyond enchanting.

They feature a rich pomelo curd sitting atop a crumbly shortbread crust. Talk about a tangy dream come true! 

As a bonus, these delectable bars are finished with a dusting of powdered sugar. Not only does the sugar balance the curd’s tartness, but it looks fabulous, too! 

These bars make a show-stopping sweet for any gathering. They are not out of place at a casual picnic or an elegant dinner party. 

Serve them up with a cup of tea or as an after-dinner sweet. This is one citrusy dessert you never knew you needed!

4. Pomelo Salsa

Pomelo salsa is a fantastic fusion of sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and savory. 

This salsa stars firm, yet juicy, pomelo pulp. And it goes beyond just being a dip for your tortilla chips.

Its magic lies in the perfect balance of all five tastes. A combination that is not always easy to find in any other dish. 

So it’s not just your average appetizer. But a versatile companion for various meals.

Use it to top your tacos, fill your burritos, and even enhance grilled meatless dishes.

5. Yam Som O

Yam Som O, or Thai Pomelo Salad, explodes with vibrant colors and freshness. Unlike Western-style fruit salads, this one comes with a twist. 

This salad combines pomelo with shredded coconut, roasted peanuts, lime leaves, lemongrass, and mint.

Oh, and you know… dried shrimp and shallots. #notyouraveragefruitsalad

It’s delectable! The pomelo adds a sweetness that tastes wonderful with the salad’s savory elements. 

It’s a beautiful medley of classic Thai flavors. And everything is wrapped in a tangy, spicy, sweet dressing. 

6. Chicken & Pomelo Salad

Savor the delightful blend of flavors in this chicken and pomelo salad. 

It’s crunchy, salty, and bursting with citrusy goodness – a true treat for the taste buds. 

The recipe is simple to make and stays fresh for days… unlike other salads. 

It mixes white and red cabbage, carrots, shallots, nuts, cilantro, pomelo, and sesame seeds. Top it off with shredded chicken breast for protein and substance. 

A scrumptious dressing- made of sesame oil, lemongrass, ginger, honey, and lime- enhances every bite. You get to experience a truly unique flavor profile. 

You get everything you want in this tasty salad. It’s textural, flavorful, healthy, and kind of addictive. 

7. Bittersweet Pomelo Jam with Thyme

Upgrade your breakfast bread spread with this bittersweet pomelo jam with thyme! Pair it with a slice of buttered toast for a vibrant start to your day. 

This jam recipe is easy-to-make, yet complex in its deliciousness. This spread bursts with a citrusy brightness that captures the essence of winter. 

You only need some fresh pomelos, sugar, dried thyme, and a dash of salt. 

The bitter-sweetness of pomelo paired with the aromatic thyme creates an extraordinary jam.

Your taste buds will appreciate this delightful twist to your breakfast routine. 

8. Pomelo Lemongrass Coconut Cake with Maple Ginger Syrup

Are you getting bored with your usual loaf cakes? Then try this lemongrass coconut cake with maple ginger syrup and pomelo glaze!

Banana bread and coffee cake have their place. They are classics for a reason. But this cake brings an irresistible charm with its one-of-a-kind fusion of flavors. 

Just picture it – citrusy pomelo, nutty coconut, the sweet hint of maple. It is delectable.

Add in the warming touch of ginger and the aromatic presence of lemongrass, and boom! You’re in heaven. 

Every bite is an ode to flavor and an ode to pomelo. 

It’s an extraordinary treat that offers a taste adventure like no other!

9. Mango Pomelo Sago Pudding

Beat the summer heat with a jar of mango pomelo sago pudding.

This refreshing chilled dessert is a delightful blend of mangoes, coconut, and sago (tapioca) pearls. 

Each spoonful is light and sweet, serving as a much-needed cool down on a scorching day. 

The citrus punch of pomelo adds a unique twist, creating a beautiful balance of flavors.

The sago pearls add a fun, chewy element, making the pudding even more enjoyable. 

10. Shrimp Pomelo Salad

Our final recipe combines juicy pomelo segments and tender shrimp in one happy bowl.

This shrimp pomelo salad can serve as a side dish or a light meal. Each forkful is refreshing, satisfying, and bursting with flavor.  

Its unique blend of sweet, sour, and just a little bitter works well. 

Add in healthy greens, crunchy peanuts, and a savory-sweet-tangy dressing. This salad is anything but boring. 

Dig in!

10 Best Pomelo Recipes To Try This Season

These easy pomelo recipes will help you make the most out of citrus season. From salads to salsas, you’ll discover delicious ways to use your fresh pomelos.


  • Vegetarian Pomelo Salad

  • Pomelo Citrus Bars

  • Pomelo Salsa

  • Yam Som O

  • Chicken & Pomelo Salad

  • Bittersweet Pomelo Jam with Lime

  • Pomelo Lemongrass Coconut Cake with Maple Ginger Syrup

  • Mango Pomelo Sago Pudding

  • Shrimp Pomelo Salad


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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