Candied Citrus Peel

You can use orange, lemon, lime or grapefruit peel. If you need more, you can double the recipe.

Candied Citrus Peel
Candied Citrus Peel

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup citrus peel, cut into strips

  • 1/2

    cup white sugar

  • 1/4

    cup water

Directions

1. With a sharp knife, score the skin of the citrus into 4 quarters. Peel it off with your fingers, pithe attached. Lay the skin on a cutting board and cut into strips, 1/8 to 1/4 in wide. 2. Place peel strips in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat for one minute, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes longer. Drain and repeat this process two more times. 3. 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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