Quick video: how to segment an orange

Learn how to segment an orange in just 20 seconds (watch the video above). Be careful you don't slip when using the knife!

Step-by-step guide: how to segment an orange


1. Remove the orange peel entirely (you can watch our how to peel an orange video here).

2. Working carefully and using a sharp knife, separate the orange into segments. Remember to leave the white membrane between each segment behind.

3. Why not use your newfound skill in the recipe below?



20 minutes, serves 2, easy

new potatoes 200g

mackerel 2

olive oil

oranges 2, segmented

red onion ½ small, sliced

rocket 2 handfuls

sherry vinegar 1 tbsp


step 1

Steam or boil the new potatoes until tender, for about 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, brush each mackerel all over with 1 tsp oil, season well then grill for 3-4 minutes each side or until cooked through. Toss the orange, onion, rocket and potatoes together and then drizzle with the vinegar and 1 tbsp olive oil. Serve the mackerel with the salad.