Saffron Preserved Lemons

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Ambervim

Saffron brings an earthy flavor and golden orange color. Example use: 2 chopped slices mixed into 2 cups cooked basmati rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine salt and saffron. Place one lemon slice in bottom of wide mouth 2 cup jar. Sprinkle a dash more salt mix. Repeat layers with remaining lemon slices and salt mix. Cover and let stand at room temp 3 days.
  2. After 3 days, press the lemon slices down with a spoon. Pour juice and oil over them.
  3. Place something one them that will weigh them down.
  4. Cover and let stand at room temp 5 days.
  5. Can be stored at room temp up to a month, refrigerated up to 6 months.

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