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Chocolate-Dipped Orange Sections with Sea Salt

Are you celebrating Chinese New Year? Take the delicious Chinese New Year citrus symbol of luck and wealth from your centerpiece to your menu! This recipe for Chocolate-dipped Orange Sections is the perfect post-feast confection for your good luck celebration.

Orange sections dipped in chocolate
For extra good luck serve orange sections dipped in chocolate.


  • 1 pound of baker's chocolate
  • 1 or 2 oranges or tangerines per guest
  • Sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon Crisco


  1. Remove peels from oranges.
  2. Melt chocolate with Crisco. Heat on low, constantly stirring until smooth.
  3. Once chocolate is melted, dip oranges at least halfway and let them drip before placing on a parchment-lined surface.
  4. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt before they are completely dried.
  5. Once chocolate has hardened, remove and arrange on a serving platter.