Preserved Lemons

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Recipe by DrGaellon

Need preserved lemons for a Moroccan recipe? Here's how to make your own.


  1. Wash lemons under warm water. Make a series of lengthwise slices in each lemon, without cutting it through, 8-10 slices in each lemon.
  2. One at a time, layer each lemon with one tablespoon each of salt and sugar in a large jar. Add enough lemon juice to fill the jar. Cap tightly and refrigerate at least 30 days, turning and shaking every few days.

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