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Candied Citrus Peel


Use a citrus zester to make long very thin ribbons of lemon, orange, lime or grapefruit rind with no pith. Cooked exactly as directed. When done and cool enough to handle, put the candied rind in a small bowl of bakers sugar and toss, separating the rind into individual pieces.

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  • Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
  • 1 cup orange peel, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup water


Servings 1
Adapted from all


Step 1

1.Place peel strips in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes longer. Drain. Repeat this process two more times.

2.In a medium saucepan, heat sugar and 1/4 cup water over high heat until boiling. Place peel in sugar mixture, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, until sugar is dissolved. Remove peel with slotted spoon and dry on wire rack overnight. Store in airtight container.


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